Emergency Medical Services
High School Credits
3 credits per semester (2 semester class, 2 semesters required)
Counts as a directed elective for General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors, and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas.
Emergency Medical Services prepares students for a state certification which may lead to a career in Emergency Medical Services. Examples of those careers include Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic. This course is designed for persons desiring to perform emergency medical care. Theories, techniques, and operational aspects of pre-hospital emergency care, within the scope and responsibility of basic emergency medial technician are covered in this course. Students will learn to recognize the seriousness of the patient's condition, use the appropriate emergency care techniques and equipment to stabilize the patient, and safely transport them to the hospital.
Gale Hawkins - Oregon-Davis High School
EMT - Basic
Dual Credit Institution
Ivy Tech Community College
Dual Credit Possibilities
PARM 102 - Emergency Medical Technician - 3 cr.