- 1 Term
- 6 Credits
- Starts Fall / Spring
In case of emergency
Injuries, trauma, sudden illness-medial emergencies can happen at any time, in any place. Survival often depends on the initial care to injured or severely ill person receives at the scene. If you are calm under pressure, compassionate, good at problem solving, and have the desire to help people in need, a career in Emergency Medial Services may be your calling. The Advanced EMT program provides additional knowledge and skills to Wisconsin Licensed EMTs. This program focuses on intravenous fluid and medication administration as well as advanced anatomy and physiology for a greater understanding of how the human body responds to injury or illness.
*Lakeshore Technical College’s Advanced EMT 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, examination, or licensure for other states.
NOTE: To see the order of courses you will take for this program, please view the Program Sheet.
ADMISSIONS TO DO's
Work with Career Coach to:
- Submit Application
- Submit transcripts (high school & other colleges).
- NOTE: Official transcripts required for acceptance of transfer credits; Financial Aid may require.
- Complete Background Information Disclosure form and $20 non-refundable processing fee.
- Complete the online Student Success Questionnaire.
PROGRAM TO DO's
Work with your Academic Advisor to:
- Technical Standards for Advanced EMT
- Complete health requirements
- Submit Wisconsin Emergency Medical Technician License
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Many program courses are offered online, in an accelerated format or in a blended delivery which means instructors combine online learning with classroom work to limit your time on campus.
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