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Emergency Medical Technician

Begin a life-changing career in a quickly-growing field with the Emergency Medical Technician program at Moraine Park.

  • Beginning fall 2021, all Health and Human Services students participating in off-site clinical placements must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Moraine Park Technical College establishes our student vaccination/immunization requirements by aligning with the requirements of the most restrictive health agency utilized for clinical placements.
  • All students participating in clinical must provide documentation of COVID-19 vaccination prior to being allowed at an off-site clinical location. Dependent upon the agency placed, a student may be able to receive a health/religious exemption for the COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Failure to vaccinate may impact the ability to progress in your chosen health program.
  • If you have questions or need a health/religious exemption, please contact Danielle Rhoads. Approval of an MPTC Exception does not ensure that you will receive approval from your assigned clinical/internship site, as their exception standards may differ from those used by MPTC.
  • Please note: Off-site clinical/practicum experiences, vaccine and masking mandates, or course delivery formats may change on short notice.

Prepare to work as an entry-level EMS Professional in Wisconsin with the Emergency Medical Technician program. EMTs respond to emergencies and transport patients to appropriate care facilities. Working as an EMT, you’ll respond to a number of situations ranging from vehicle crashes, heart attacks, childbirths to gunshot wounds.

What You’ll Learn

This technical diploma prepares students to assess and treat health related emergencies, check a scene for hazards, and care for injured patients. Completion of the EMT course allows students to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians cognitive examination and State practical examination, which qualify the students for Wisconsin EMT licensure.

Students accepted into the Emergency Medical Technician program must complete health requirements and a criminal background check. Students must be 18 years of age to be eligible for licensure.

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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