Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 42
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic). A program that prepares individuals, under the remote supervision of physicians, to recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies in prehospital settings and to supervise Ambulance personnel. Includes instruction in basic, intermediate, and advanced EMT procedures; emergency surgical procedures; medical triage; rescue operations; crisis scene management and personnel supervision; equipment operation and maintenance; patient stabilization, monitoring, and care; drug administration; identification and preliminary diagnosis of diseases and injuries; communication and computer operations; basic anatomy, physiology, pathology, and toxicology; and professional standards and regulations.

Program Locations

  • Ridgewater College, Hutchinson 55350
  • Ridgewater College, Willmar 56201

Labor Market Information

  • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
  • Median wage:$17.68/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Health Specialties Teachers
  • Median wage:$74,801/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Ridgewater College
Ridgewater College
2101 15th Ave NW Willmar, MN 56201 Toll-Free: (800) 722-1151 Local: (320) 222-5200 TTY: (800) 627-3529