Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Dual Credit High School Academy

CVTC has partnered with your School District to offer high school students, who are at least 17 years old and interested in pursuing a career in healthcare, an opportunity to earn high school and college credit. Credits earned through this academy may be applied to CVTC's technical degree programs and may transfer to other colleges. Students enrolled in this academy will be prepared for all aspects of emergency care in both medical and trauma situations.

When: August August 26 – December 16, 2019

Location: CVTC River Falls Campus

Credential Earned: Emergency Medical Technician (30-531-3), Technical Diploma

Course Title

Course Time
531-110 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)5 credits

Regular Class Dates: August 26 - December 16, 2019
M|TH 5:00-9:55 p.m.

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course prepares students for all aspects of emergency care in both medical and trauma situations. This 5 credit course utilizes the Wisconsin 2012 curriculum, "Emergency Medical Technician: A Practice Based Approach to EMS Education," which adheres to state and national standards. Students will gain knowledge and skills in anatomy and physiology, patient assessment, fractures and dislocations, spinal injuries, soft-tissue wounds, and ambulance operations.

Course Description

531-110 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Healthcare-Patient Care
This course prepares students for all aspects of emergency medical care, both medical and trauma situations,
sanctioned by the Wisconsin Division of Health, at the basic level. Following the most current Wisconsin
Revision of the National Standard Curriculum, this course includes didactic and practical skill information in
the following areas: legal aspects, anatomy and physiology, patient assessment, critical thinking skills, airway adjuncts, fractures and dislocations, spinal injuries, soft tissue wounds, pharmacology, stroke, cardiac, diabetic, respiratory, altered mental status, pediatric, geriatric, ambulance operations, and triage. A student should be prepared to obtain 100 percent proficiency in all areas through punctuality, attendance, completion of assignments, class participation, and full cooperation with the instructor.

Just the Facts

Fall 2019
5 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //

Academy Dates //
August 27 - December 17, 2019

Days of Week //

Times //
5 - 9:55 p.m.

Classroom Location //
CVTC River Falls Campus

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