EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT)

Program Description

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course prepares students for all aspects of emergency care in both medical and trauma situations. This 5 credit course adheres to state and national standards. Students will gain knowledge and skills in the following areas in anatomy and physiology, patient assessment, fractures and dislocations, spinal injuries, soft-tissue wounds, and ambulance operations. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to complete certification requirements for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).

Just the Facts

Emergency Medical Technician
5 Credit Technical Diploma

Length of Program:
Less Than One Year

Delivery Method:
Face to Face

Program Location:
Eau Claire and River Falls

Start Dates:
August and January

Gainful Employment Data

Estimated Program Cost

Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $1,110

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How To Enroll

Enrolling at CVTC is easy! You will need to complete an online application and entrance requirements. If you are ready to apply now, click here.

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$44K
Make More Money

Our recent Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) graduates reported an average starting salary of $43,960.

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Less Than
1 Year
Earn a Diploma Fast

Earn an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) technical diploma in less than one year.

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80%
Degrees in Demand

The U.S. Department of Labor projects 80% of the jobs created in the next decade will require education beyond high school.

Courses

There is a five credit course you will take in the Emergency Medical Technician program. For more detailed course info click here.

  • Emergency Medical Technician
    This 5 credit course adheres to state and national standards. Students will gain knowledge and skills in the following areas in anatomy and physiology, patient assessment, fractures and dislocations, spinal injuries, soft-tissue wounds, and ambulance operations.

Careers

  • Emergency Medical Technician First Responder
  • Emergency Medical Technician Basic
  • Emergency Department Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technician

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