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Academic Year: 2020-2021

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Technical DiplomaProgram Code 305316

Advanced EMT students are Wisconsin licensed EMTs seeking to upgrade their skills to the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician level. These skills are performed and compliant with the Wisconsin scope of practice. A graduate of this technical diploma program has the potential for employment as an advanced EMT technician, performing pre-hospital patient care for the ill and injured with a Wisconsin ambulance service licensed to provide EMT advanced level care. Ambulance services in Wisconsin are volunteer, private, fire-based, or hospital-based. This program is nationally accredited through the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for EMS Professionals under the auspices of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.


Graduate Employment

With 86% Employed in Field


Offered throughout the District. For information in Green Bay: (920) 498-5444. For information in Marinette: (715) 735-9361. For information in Sturgeon Bay: (920) 746-4900. Toll-free: (888) 385-6982.

This program is not eligible for financial aid.

Requirements for Program Entry

• Current Wisconsin EMT license. Must be 18 years or older to enter training
• Valid Wisconsin EMT license
• Students are required to maintain a current AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider certification on a two-year renewal cycle to comply with affiliating agency requirements
• Proof of current health status and immunizations
• NWTC is required to comply with the Wisconsin Caregiver Law
• Aptitudes required for work of this nature are good physical stamina, endurance, and body condition that would not be adversely affected by frequently having to walk, stand, lift, carry, and balance at times, in excess of 125 pounds

Students following the study plan below will complete the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician technical diploma in the number of semesters shown.
30-531-303 ADVANCED EMT...preparatory aspects, clinical decision-making, basic pharmacology, intravenous therapy, cardiovascular cases, diabetic, narcotic overdose, pediatrics, terrorism response and clinical skill competencies of Advanced EMT level care. (Prerequisites: Currently licensed as a Wisconsin EMT or completion of 10-531-112, EMT 2 with a "C" or better; acceptance into AEMT program)
Curriculum Note
. Students must earn a "C" or higher in course 30-531-303. A student who withdraws or receives a grade lower than a "C" in a program course may apply for re-entry into the program
. Successful program completion prepares and entitles the student to take the state license examination. A graduate is licensed only after successful completion of the licensing examination and application for a state license

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