Paramedic TechnicianAssociate 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.
- Ambulance Services
- Dispatch Centers
- First Responder Units
- Hospitals/Emergency Departments
- Industry Safety Departments
- Rescue Squads
- Urgent Care Facilities