Continuing Education and Certification Courses

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Refresher

This course meets the licensure renewal requirements for the Wisconsin EMT Level (WI EMT Basic). This is a state-approved, 30-hour formal refresher continuing education course offered in a blended learning format including online (15 hours; must be completed before classroom hours and classroom (15 hours). The classroom portion of the course is completed on the dates listed below. Classroom content includes interactive scenarios, skill performance, and high-fidelity simulation and rescue task force training in the Tactical Training Center.

Please bring lunch and refreshments for your half-hour lunch break.

Fee and registration

$100 fee includes online course code. Class size is limited. Register by calling (608) 756-6182.

Upcoming Courses

No courses currently scheduled. Please check back for future courses.


International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)

The objective of this practical, hands-on course is to learn uniform and rapid assessment, management, stabilization, and transportation skills of the trauma victim. Emphasis is placed on recognizing critical situations that cannot definitively be managed in the field, thus saving precious moments of the “golden hour.” This weekend course is designed for all levels of EMS providers, as well as RNs and MDs with trauma care responsibilities.

Additional course information

The course is certified through Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE) for 16.0 hours.

Fee and registration

Registration fee: $125

Return this form, along with fee, to:

Mercyhealth Prehospital and Emergency Services Center-Rockford
Attn: Traci O’Connell
2623 Edgemont St.
Rockford, IL 61103

Registration includes text, course materials and certification fees. Registration deadline is two weeks prior to course date. There will be no refunds or cancellations on or after this date. Registration is non-transferable.

For more information

Call the Mercyhealth Prehospital and Emergency Services Center-Rockford at (815) 971-6262 or email toconnell@mhemailorg.

Upcoming courses

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Critical Care Paramedic CME Series

Each class is taught by an experienced physician, nurse, or specialty care expert and provides 2 hours of critical care paramedic CME credit to help fulfill the additional 24 hours of continuing education needed towards Wisconsin Critical Care Endorsement Refresher Requirement.  Classes are open to pre-hospital and hospital professionals of all levels.

All classes are held 6-8 pm at the Mercyhealth Prehospital and Emergency Services Center-Walworth at N2832 State Road 67, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

All classes are free and complimentary refreshments will be provided.

Fee and registration

Free.  Advance registration requested.  Register online here.

For more information

Call the Mercyhealth Prehospital and Emergency Services Center-Walworth at (262) 245-2195

 Upcoming courses

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