Paramedic Technician

Paramedic Technician

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Paramedic Technician is an 1150-hour program based upon the U.S. Department of Transportation Administration/Wisconsin Bureau Local Health Support and EMS curriculum. The Paramedic Technician curriculum prepares the student with the knowledge and skills to work competently as an entry-level EMT-Paramedic. The program consists of classroom lectures, practical skills lab, laboratory simulations, and hospital and prehospital clinical experiences.

Completion of the Emergency Medical Technician program is required prior to beginning the Paramedic core courses. The program offers additional certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Trauma Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Students learn advanced prehospital skills in the classroom, skills laboratory, hospital, and prehospital settings.

Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to take the National Registry written and practical examination.

The Paramedic Technician program is offered at Wisconsin Rapids Campus

Jobs

  • Ambulance Services
  • Dispatch Centers
  • First Responder Units
  • Hospitals/Emergency Departments
  • Industry Safety Departments
  • Rescue Squads
  • Urgent Care Facilities

Courses

Catalog# Title Credits
Term: 1
10531168 EMT Basic 5.00
10801195 Written Communication 3.00
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10801136 English Composition 1 3.00
10806177 General Anatomy & Physiology 4.00
10809172 Introduction to Diversity Studies 3.00
10809198 Intro to Psychology 3.00
(18 Credits)
Term: 2
10531169 EMS Career Fundamentals 4.00
10801196 Oral/Interpersonal Communication 3.00
10806179 Advanced Anatomy & Physiology 4.00
10809188 Developmental Psychology 3.00
(14 Credits)
Term: 3
10531911 EMS Fundamental 2.00
10531912 Paramedic Medical Principles 4.00
10531913 Patient Assessment Principles 3.00
10531914 Prehospital Pharmacology 3.00
10531916 Paramedic Cardiology 4.00
10531917 Paramedic Clinical/Field 1 3.00
10531918 Advanced Resuscitation 1.00
(20 Credits)
Term: 4
10531915 Paramedic Respiratory Management 2.00
10531919 Paramedic Medical Emergencies 4.00
10531920 Paramedic Trauma 3.00
10531921 Special Patient Populations 3.00
10531922 EMS Operations 1.00
10531923 Paramedic Capstone 1.00
10531924 Paramedic Clinical/Field 2 4.00
(18 Credits)
Total Credits: 70