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. Learners 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 learner skills and open new doors for learners in both management and administrative positions. Must be a licensed EMT to enroll in the Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Technical Diploma program and have successfully completed a General Anatomy & Physiology course prior to program start. As an Embedded Technical Diploma, this program ladders fully into the Paramedic Technician Associate Degree program. The Northcentral Technical College Paramedic Technician Technical Diploma program prepares learners for National Registry Certification as a Paramedic, which is required for licensure in the state of Wisconsin.The Northcentral Technical College Paramedic Technician Technical Diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). Graduates are eligible for national certification and Wisconsin licensure as an EMT-Paramedic.
program at a Glance
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Approximate Cost$6,570 (Tuition: $5881, Books: $689)
Average Starting Salary$37,304 Annually, based on the 2015 NTC Graduate Employment Report.
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- 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)
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The Northcentral Technical College Paramedic Technician Technical Diploma is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs(www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
Additional program Information
EMT-B & CPR Requirements
Students must be a Licensed EMT-B in order to enroll in this program. CardioPulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification will also be required during this program.
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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, however, a check may be required for placement at clinical sites or field experiences.
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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