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Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

Build on the Emergency Medical Technician program and prepare to take the national exams with the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program.

  • This program requires all students to train at off-site agencies – external to the College. As such, students must remain compliant with both the criminal background and healthcare requirements. Falling out of compliance may prevent students from progressing in or result in administrative removal from the program.
  • Health requirements are subject to change based on external agency requirements.
  • A full list of health requirements for this program is available from your academic advisor or by contacting the Student Health Record Representative at drhoads1@morainepark.edu.

The A-EMT certificate is available only for those working in the field or as an EMT Pathway Continuation. This certificate will be offered again in Spring 2023.

Make a difference and play an important role in your community with the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program at MPTC. Students prepare to provide a higher level of pre-hospital patient care in emergency situations.

What You’ll Learn

Students learn basic and limited advanced lifesaving skills through in class instruction and during clinical rotations. Advanced EMT builds upon the EMT foundation and adds to the student’s ability to perform skills and provide care to critically ill patients.

After completing this course, you must successfully pass the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Advanced cognitive and psychomotor examination to qualify for a Wisconsin Advanced Emergency Medical Technician license.

Acceptance into the Advanced EMT program includes health requirements and criminal background check. Students must be a licensed EMT and maintain licensure throughout the course.

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Program Details

Program Courses

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Career Pathways

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Printable PDF

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High School Dual Credit

Credit for Prior Learning

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