Emergency Medical Technician-Basic - 9262

Grade: 12 — Credits: 2

Prerequisite: Family Care Safety Registry check (social security number needed for FSCR check); tuberculosis test, influenza vaccine; drug test; discipline review for violence, insubordination, drugs and stealing; preference is given to students with a record of strong attendance patterns. Must successfully pass the first semester to continue into the second semester.

Lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care of Emergency Medical Technicians. EMTs provide this vital service as they care for and transport the sick or injured to a medical facility. This course follows the national standard curriculum for Emergency Medical Technician-Basic and will require you to participate in self-study outside of classroom time. It is the desired expectation that all students successfully complete the course making them eligible to take the National Registry practical and written exam. The student who achieves a national Registry Certification will be eligible for initial Emergency Medical Technician-Basic licensure in the State of Missouri. Clinical observations at local ambulance services is a requirement of this course and occurs after the student has successfully completed the psychomotor exam. The clinical observations occur outside of regular school hours and students will need to provide their own transportation for these sessions.  This course will be only offered to seniors and will be combined with Advanced Emergency Services.

Prerequisites: Family Care Safety Registry check (social security number needed for FSCR check); tuberculosis test, influenza vaccine; drug test; discipline review for violence, insubordination, drugs and stealing; preference is given to students with a record of strong attendance patterns. Must successfully pass the first semester to continue into the second semester.
Related: Core Essentials of Firefighting and Public Safety, PLTW Biomedical Science, Professions in Healthcare; age eighteen within 6 months of completion of the course; strong reading skills needed given the postsecondary-level textbooks and materials