Advanced EMT Technical Diploma
Program Code: 30-531-6
For more information: wctc.edu/fire-ems
Emergency medical technicians perform certain medical procedures, provide ambulance transportation and administer pre-hospital care in preparation for getting patients to an emergency department. In this program, participate in advanced-level clinical experiences, and gain skills in IV access and fluid therapy as well as administration of aspirin, 50 percent dextrose, Narcan, Atrovent, epinephrine, glucagon and nitroglycerin.
The minimum required course grades and program grade point average (GPA) for students under this catalog are:
Core Courses = C
General Studies Courses = C-
Program GPA = 2.0
Build your degree along a career pathway. Start with a couple of courses or an entry-level credential to enter the job market in your area of interest, then continue with higher credentials on your educational path for job advancement and higher wages.
This WCTC program prepares students to obtain the required licensure to be employed/practice in the state of Wisconsin. The College does not guarantee its curriculum matches the requirements for preparation, examinations, or licensure for other states.
1. Prepare for incident response and EMS operations.
2. Integrate patho-physiological principles and assessment findings for a variety of patient encounters.
3. Demonstrate AEMT skills associated with established standards for a variety of patient encounters.
4. Communicate effectively with others.
5. Demonstrate professional behavior.
6. Meet state and national competency requirements for AEMT credentialing.
Critical Life Skills
To help our students prepare for success in a workplace and society that is increasingly global, multi-cultural, and collaborative, all students are given opportunities to develop and demonstrate Critical Life Skills, both in and out of the classroom. The following Critical Life Skills are learning outcomes for WCTC students.
- Communication: Demonstrate appropriate communication.
- Critical Thinking/Problem Solving: Demonstrate critical thinking skills to analyze situations and solve problems.
- Relationships: Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills.
- Self-management: Demonstrate responsible and respectful behavior.