EMT Training

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.

Saturday-Sunday, February 10-11, 2018

Mercyhealth Prehospital and Emergency Services Center–Janesville

580 N. Washington St., Janesville, WI 53548

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

Fee and registration

$100 fee includes online course code. Class size is limited. Registration deadline is January 26, 2018. Register by calling (608) 756-6182.


Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

This course is designed to train police, fire, rescue personnel and persons interested in the techniques of prehospital emergency care. The curriculum, developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, prepares students for the National Emergency Medical Technician-Basic certification examination.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-10 pm: March 13-June 28, 2018

Mendota Township High School Vocational Arts Building

2300 W. Main St., Mendota, IL 61342


Aptitudes for this course are good physical stamina, endurance and body condition that would not be adversely affected by lifting, carrying, and balancing patients in excess of 125 pounds (250 pounds with assistance). Mobility parameters include sitting, standing, walking, running, climbing, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, crawling, and twisting. This is a demanding course and requires significant reading, computer skills, and participatory effort by the EMT candidate. Students are required to pass written, computer and practical skills examinations and participate in ambulance, hospital and clinical experiences to become eligible to sit for the National Registry examination.

  • 18 years old
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 20/20 vision with correction
  • Normal hearing with correction
  • Sound physique, not possessing any infirmity of body or mind, that might render you unfit to perform duties.

Fee and registration

$600 includes course textbook, course workbook, AHA Healthcare textbook and national testing fee. Registration deadline is February 12, 2018.

Return this form, along with fee, to:

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

Make checks payable to Mercyhealth.

Phone registration is not accepted.

Cancellation information

Cancellations received up to 7 days before the course starts will receive a full refund only if all textbooks and pre-course supplies have been returned unused. Cancellations not in that time period will be prorated on course completed and cost of student materials. No refunds after midterm.

Additional course information

This course has been approved by IDPH as a provider course and for all EMT levels on an hour-for-hour CEU basis. This course follows the National DOT curriculum.

  • Students must bring a copy of their driver’s license or state ID card, and high school diploma or GED to the first night of class.
  • Class size is limited to 30 students
  • Candidates will be selected as paid applications are received.

For more information
Call the Mercyhealth Prehospital and Emergency Services Center–Rockford at (815) 971-6262 or email toconnell@mhemail.org.

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