Emergency Medical Technician 1

Course # 30-531-305

Course Description

This course provides the foundational knowledge for future Emergency Medical Technicians and Emergency Medical Responders. Topics include: basic human anatomy, performing a patient assessment, traumatic injury management, airway management, and Basic Life Support cardiac resuscitation. Upon successful completion, candidates will be eligible to participate in the National Registry of EMTs Emergency Medical Responder exams for Wisconsin EMR certification. Prerequisite: Emergency Medical Technician entry requirements

Note

There is a book required for this course: "Emergency Medical Responder: Your First Response in Emergency Care" 6th Edition (ISBN 9781284134186)
Purchase this book online from the SWTC Bookstore.

One attempt at the NREMT cognitive exam for licensure is included in the registration fee. All students will attempt the NREMT cognitive exam at the conclusion of the course.

ALL CLASSES LISTED ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION ONE WEEK PRIOR TO START DATE, BASED ON MINIMUM ENROLLMENT OF 15 STUDENTS.

***IF YOU ARE A CURRENTLY WISCONSIN LICENSED EMR AND WISHING TO TRANSITION TO EMT, PLEASE CONTACT KEN BARTZ AT kbartz@swtc.edu or 822-2704 TO DISCUSS YOUR OPTIONS***

selectSectionStart DateEnd DateCreditsAvailable SeatsInstructorMTWThFSSuTimeLocationCost
Select0005Aug 9, 2022Oct 13, 202229Kenneth Bartz 6:00 PM to 10:00 PMPlain EMS$461.62
This course meets both virtually and face-to-face for six weeks then both days face-to-face. A computer with stable internet is required. Please note this course requires significant outside work and requires 100% attendance of face-to-face and online/virtual sessions. Mandatory orientation is Tuesday, August 2nd at 8:30am or at 6pm at the Public Safety Building in Fennimore. If you need BLS certification, please email kbartz@swtc.edu