Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic

Technical Diploma

Manages emergency patient care and treatment by performing comprehensive patient assessments, using critical thinking skills, providing advanced cardiac life support, administering various medications and performing advanced skills and interventions. The learner in this program is given several options of career and educational growth. Their skills after graduation include identifying, caring for and treating a wide variety of medical situations that include Advanced Cardiac Life Support and pre-hospital trauma care. Students will also have the opportunity to work in a variety of environments such as fire departments, hospital emergency rooms, private ambulance services and industrial medicine. Completion of the technical diploma program will both advance student skills and open new doors for students in both management and administrative positions. Must be a licensed EMT to enroll in the Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Technical Diploma. As an Embedded Technical Diploma, this program ladders fully into the Paramedic Technician Associate Degree program.

program at a Glance

Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic 38 Credit Technical Diploma

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo -
  • Medford -
  • Phillips -
  • Spencer -
  • Wittenberg -

Approximate Cost

$6,598 (Tuition: $5848, Books: $750)

Average Starting Salary

$41,848 Annually, based on the 2014 NTC Graduate Employment Report.

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program Outcomes

  • Prepare for incident response and EMS operations
  • Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to provide appropriate patient care
  • 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 competencies listed for paramedic certification(s)

Course List

To view the amount of credits or descriptions for the courses required within this program please view the course list.

Course List

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This program requires a criminal background check. Acceptance to Northcentral Technical College will not be denied based on a criminal background. Several programs require a background check for placement into clinical sites or field experiences. These checks could prevent students from completing all course requirements necessary for graduation, gaining licensure, and finding employment.

Additional program Information

Transfer Opportunities

Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit www.ntc.edu/transfer for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this program.

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