Curriculum for: 30-531-3
 Emergency Medical Technician

The EMT typically represents one of the first components of
the emergency medical system. This course prepares
individuals to care for patients at accident scenes and
transport by ambulance to the hospital under medical
direction. The course emhasizes emergency skills such as
managing respiratory and cardiac emergencies, medical
emergencies, trauma emergencies and patient assessment, and
teaches these skills in a job-related context. The National
Registry of EMT's test is required at the completion of the
course for licensure in the State of Wisconsin. The course
is also a prerequisite for EMT-Advanced and EMT-Paramedic
training. EMT-Basic is 5 credits at 10 hours per week
totalling 180 hours plus 10+ hours in a hospital emergency
room setting and ambulance ride-along training.
A Caregiver Background Check WILL be required for clinical
portion of the program. Students must meet the immunization
requirements set by the CDC.

Total Credits in Program (available at BTC):5

835-103 - Student Success
Students should take this course prior to or during the first semester of their program. This is an institutional requirement for all students.

 Note: Semester schedules are displayed in the recommended order of completion. However, classes may be taken in any order, providing course and/or program pre-requisites and co-requisites are satisfied.

First Year, First Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 531-110Emerg Med Tech/EMT-B5



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