Life can bring about unfortunate events of medical or traumatic emergency; a Paramedic is a highly trained and skilled medical professional ready to assist those in need. Paramedics integrate Advanced Life Support treatment measures into the challenging pre-hospital environment. The Technical Diploma Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Paramedic is an entry level educated Paramedic meeting the minimum national educational standards.

What you will learn:

  • Prepare for incident response and EMS operations
  • Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings for a variety of patient encounters
  • Demonstrate paramedic skills associated with established standards and procedures for a variety of patient encounters
  • Communicate effectively with others
  • Demonstrate professional behavior
  • Meet state and national competency requirements for paramedic credentialing

Location

The EMT-Paramedic program will be offered in a Face-To-Face format in Dodgeville (specific location to be determined).

Beginning January, 2022

The virtual lecture will be on location in Dodgeville Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Lab Skills will be Tuesday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Dodgeville.

Curriculum, Requirements and Application

The Emergency Medical Technician program is run through Lakeshore Technical College (LTC). View the course curriculum, requirements and apply online at the LTC EMT-Paramedic program page.

  • Overview
  • Is This Program for You?

    Students entering the EMT-Paramedic program should:

    • Desire to serve community
    • Ability to make decisions in stressful situations
    • Willingness to be a lifelong learner
    • Enjoy high paced lifestyle
  • Outcomes
  • Program Outcomes

    At the completion of the program, students are expected to be able to:

    • Prepare for incident response and EMS operations.
    • Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings for a variety of patient encounters.
    • Demonstrate paramedic skills associated with established standards and procedures for a variety of patient encounters.
    • Communicate effectively with others.
    • Demonstrate professional behavior.
    • Meet state and national competency requirements for paramedic credentialing.

    Licensure Information

    The Emergency Paramedic Technician program is designed to lead to a license in Wisconsin EMT Licensure. More licensure information can be found on the Program Accreditations and Licensure page.

  • Career Opportunities
  • The profession of EMT-Paramedic is a front-line healthcare position. The Emergency Medical Technician program prepares graduates for careers as:

    • Paramedics

    Southwest Tech's Career Connections Center offers Services to assist students looking for job placement.

  • Transfers