EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT)

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program Details

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

Estimated Program Cost

Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $1,110

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$22K
Make More Money

Our recent Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) graduates reported an average starting salary of $21,535.

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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 Dispatcher
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technician Basic
  • Emergency Medical Technician First Responder
  • Emergency Room Technician

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