Paramedic Technician

Paramedic Technician

Associate of Applied Science

Credits Required for Graduation: 70.00

Program Overview

The Paramedic Technician program stresses the integration of knowledge and skills required to competently perform pre-hospital advanced life support. Graduates are eligible for national certification and Wisconsin licensure as an EMT-Paramedic. Paramedic students will learn to manage 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.

Western's Paramedic Program Statistics

Year Number of
First time
examinees
Number Passing
on First attempt
Western's
Pass Rate
National
Pass Rate
2011 19 12 63% 70%
2012 11 9 82% 74%
2013 6 5 83% 74%