EMT? Ready to up your skills? AEMT is the next step.
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Advanced EMT
Program Number: 305316
Your Degree:
Technical Diploma
Area of Study:
Health Sciences
Delivery Method:
100% In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
4 Credits | Finish training in as little as 1 year (programs vary)
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Estimated Tuition

$1,007.40

$564.00 Tuition
$163.40 Materials/Supplemental Costs
$280.00 Other Costs
  • Program Overview

    The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) Program builds on the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) curriculum. You will learn advanced patient assessment, communication skills and beginning advanced life support interventions. This course meets the educational requirements for licensure in Wisconsin. Prerequisite: Wisconsin Emergency Medical Technician License and Professional level CPR certification. The Department of Health and Family Services may set other requirements.

    Orientation is mandatory.

    This program has a state mandated hours requirement.

    The National Registry of EMT's Practical Exam is offered on site at the end of your course.

    EMS student dress code is enforced at all times. Madison College EMS or Fire Program shirts are required.

    Health history documentation is required. Lab results and vaccination documentation are obtained from your healthcare provider by you.

    You must complete a Background Information Disclosure and Criminal History Check (CHC) prior to placement in the field. Information obtained from the CHC may affect your ability to secure a WI EMS Training Permit. Under no circumstances are students assigned to the clinical area until all requirements are satisfied.

    Travel to fieldwork sites is necessary and is your responsibility.

    Program Details

    Students in Advanced EMT program can attend part time.

    Advanced Emergency Medical Technician classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison - Truax
    • Regional Campuses

    Or community ambulance services and fire departments.

    Careers

    Earning your AEMT certification upon completion of this program at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for valuable work as a Wisconsin EMT-Intermediate Technician.

    With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as:

    • Emergency Room Technician
    • Firefighter
    • EKG Technician
    • Paramedic
    • Home Health Aide
    • Medical Assistant
    • Registered Nurse
    • Respiratory Therapist
    • Physician’s Assistant

    Emergency Medical Service Jobs

    Resources

  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2022-2023 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

    Courses
  • Admission

    Application for this program requires verification of licensure and CPR certification prior to enrollment. Please read and follow the instructions carefully. Incomplete registrations will not be considered.

    To apply:

    1. Select a cohort, some semesters will not have multiple offerings
    2. Setup your student account
    3. Submit your WI EMT-B License & professional level CPR certification via web form
    4. Receive permission to enroll
    5. Register for your classes

    One Semester Cohort

    Portage Campus; Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 30-Dec. 20, 2022 Class 33405 & 33406

    Two Semester Cohort

    Protective Services Building; Wednesdays 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 31, 2022-May 10, 2023 Class 33407 & TBA (Enrollment in part 2 occurs in November)

    Next Steps:

    After registering for class you must attend the mandatory orientation session:

    Aug 23, 2022 starting at 6 p.m. - Virtual Session see Blackboard for details.

    Check Blackboard for book, uniform and health history information.

  • Career Outcomes

    After completing the Advanced EMT program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:

    • Use critical thinking skills to confidently and effectively manage emergency situations.
    • Practice professional standards by demonstrating a strong work ethic, positive attitude, respect for patients, ability to work cooperatively as a health care team member, and willingness to maintain and enhance technical skills.
    • Communicate clearly and professionally using verbal and nonverbal communication techniques.
    • Perform accurate scene safety and patient assessments.
    • Apply appropriate emergency medical and technical knowledge as required in emergency situations.
    • Apply safety and infection control practices to maintain personal and professional well-being and to ensure patient safety.
    • Manage emergency patient care and treatment appropriately within the scope of practice for an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic IV Technician.
    • Apply legal knowledge and medical ethics to all patient care situations by documenting accurate and complete patient records and reports and maintaining patient confidentiality.
    • Meet requirements for State of Wisconsin Emergency Medical Technician - Basic-IV Licensure exam.
    • Graduate Summary

      Graduate Report Summary Overview

      2019 2020 2021
      Number of Program Graduates 44 22 55
      Number of Surveys Sent 44 22 55
      Number of Surveys Returned 26 7 30
      Percent of Surveys Returned 59.1% 31.8% 54.5%
      Available for Employment 20 7 24
      Percent Available for Employment 100.0% 100.0% 85.7%
      Not in Labor Market 6 0 6
      Percent Not in Labor Market 30.0% 0.0% 21.4%
      Available for Employment

      2019 2020 2021
      Graduates Employed 20 7 23
      Percent of Graduates Employed 100.0% 100.0% 95.8%
      Employed in Related Occupation 18 6 21
      Percent Employed in Related Occupation 90.0% 85.7% 91.3%
      Employed in Unrelated Occupation 2 1 2
      Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 10.0% 14.3% 8.7%
      Employed - No Response 0 0 0
      Percent Employed - No Response 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
      Seeking Employment 0 0 1
      Percent Seeking Employment 0.0% 0.0% 4.2%
      Reaction To Training at Madison College

      2019 2020 2021
      Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 3.2 3.4 3.4
      Number of Satisfaction Responses 20 7 28
      Very Satisfied (4) 5 3 13
      Percent Very Satisfied 25.0% 42.9% 46.4%
      Satisfied (3) 13 4 13
      Percent Satisfied 65.0% 57.1% 46.4%
      Unsatisfied (2) 2 0 2
      Percent Unsatisfied 10.0% 0.0% 7.1%
      Very Unsatisfed (1) 0 0 0
      Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
      Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

      2019 2020 2021
      Number of Primary Reason Responses 26 7 30
      Preparation for Getting a Job 2 2 9
      Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 7.7% 28.6% 30.0%
      Career Change 4 0 5
      Percent Career Change 15.4% 0.0% 16.7%
      Improvement of Existing Skills 8 5 12
      Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 30.8% 71.4% 40.0%
      Preparation for Further Education 11 0 4
      Percent Preparation for Further Education 42.3% 0.0% 13.3%
      Personal Interest 1 0 0
      Percent Personal Interest 3.8% 0.0% 0.0%
      Other 0 0 0
      Percent Other 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
      When Employment was Obtained

      2019 2020 2021
      Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 20 7 23
      Before Enrollment 14 2 9
      Percent Before Enrollment 70.0% 28.6% 39.1%
      While Attending the College 3 1 3
      Percent While Attending the College 15.0% 14.3% 13.0%
      After Training at the College 3 4 11
      Percent After Training at the College 15.0% 57.1% 47.8%
      Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

      2019 2020 2021
      Number of Employment Location Responses 20 7 23
      In College District 16 3 13
      Percent In College District 80.0% 42.9% 56.5%
      In Wisconsin, Not in District 4 4 9
      Percent of In Wisconsin 20.0% 57.1% 39.1%
      Outside of Wisconsin 0 0 1
      Percent Outside Wisconsin 0.0% 0.0% 4.3%
      Employer Location Unknown 0 0 0
      Percent Location Unknown 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
      Salary Trend
      Salary Trend 2019 2020 2021
      Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 11 2 15
      Average Monthly Wage $1,642 $2,666 $2,830
      Average Hourly Wage $9.55 $15.50 $16.45
      Average Work Hours per Week 52.7 51.0 50.3
      Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count 5 4 1
      Average Hourly Wage $9.29 $14.70 $16.03
      Average Work Hours per Week 19.5 24.8 12.0
    • Graduate Employers

      Graduate Employers for academic year: 2021
      Employer(s) Job Title City* State** Positions
      Barneveld Area Rescue Squad AEMT Barneveld
      City Of LaCrosse Fire Dept Firefighter/EMT LaCrosse
      Curtis Universal Ambulance Service AEMT
      Lodi Area EMS Services AEMT Lodi
      McFarland Fire Rescue AEMT McFarland
      New Glarus Area EMS AEMT New Glarus
      North Fond Du Lac Fire/EMS Firefighter/EMT North Fond Du Lac
      Richland County Ambulance Service AEMT Richland Center
      Ryan Brothers Ambulance AEMT 2
      Sauk Prairie Ambulance Association AEMT Prairie du Sac 2
      Sauk Prairie Health Care Secretary Prairie du Sac
      SSM Health Monitor Technician
      UW Health Hospitals & Clinics Emergency Room Technician
      UW Health Hospitals & Clinics Emergency Dept Technician
      UW Health Hospitals & Clinics Emergency Department Technician 2
      Vanderbilt University Medical Center AEMT Nashville TN
      Western Lakes Fire District AEMT Oconomowoc

      * - Only cities outside of Madison will display.

      ** - Only states outside of Wisconsin will display.

      *** - If you have a position to post, please contact Career and Employment Services at jobpostings@madisoncollege.edu

Contact the School of Human & Protective Services

Madison Truax Campus
Protective Services Building, 100

1701 Pearson Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53704

hps@madisoncollege.edu
608.243.5400

Hours

  • Monday – Thursday 8 am - 5 pm
  • Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm