Intro to Emergency Services - 9264

Grade: 11,12 — Credits: 1

This course is the first of two courses to educate and prepare students for the care of critical and noncritical patients in need of Emergency Medical Services. Develop a strong foundation of medical knowledge, gain certifications and experience to aid you in becoming a confident medical professional. By the end of this course earn CPR certification, have knowledge of the human body, the ability to conduct assessments, explore other career pathways in EMS and learn how to overcome dilemmas relevant to EMS. Successful completion of this course will allow for certification as a first responder and CPR provider.

Prerequisites: 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.
Related: PLTW Biomedical Sciences and Professions in Healthcare