Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Dual Credit High School Academy

CVTC and local high schools have partnered to offer 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. Dual credit academies give high school students a chance to navigate their interests and career options to develop the most successful individualized career path. Credits earned through this academy may be applied to CVTC programs and transfer to other colleges. By successfully completing this course, students will earn an Emergency Medical Technician Technical Diploma.

Students enrolled in this academy will be prepared for all aspects of emergency care in both medical and trauma situations. Students must obtain a CPR-BLS certification to be accepted into this academy.

Course Title Credits Course Time
531 – 110 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)5 credits

Regular Class Dates:
Tuesday, January 22 – Thursday, May 16, 2019

Class Days/Times:
Tuesday/Thursday 5:00-10:00 p.m.

Academy Location: Emergency Service Education Center

Prerequisite: CPR Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

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

Spring 2019
5 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //
Open

Academy Dates //
January 22 - May 16, 2019

Days of Week //
Tue/Thu

Times //
5 - 10 p.m.

Classroom Location //
CVTC Emergency Service Education Center

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