Advanced Emergency Services – 9265

Grade Level: 12 Credits: 2 Type: Practical Art

School: CACC

Prerequisite:

C or better average in Intro to Emergency Services, Family Care Safety Registry background check (social security card needed for FCSR check), influenza vaccine, drug test, discipline review for violence, insubordination, drugs and stealing. Preference is given to students with a record of strong attendance patterns. Prerequisites may vary depending on current industry standards needed for employment and access to healthcare facilities, which could include COVID vaccinations and TB testing. 

Get ready to be in the back of an ambulance helping real patients! With a strong foundation of medical knowledge from the previous year, learn more advanced medical procedures with state-of-the-art equipment, up-to-date industry procedures and apply these skills in a clinical setting on real patients.  Study communicable diseases, alcohol and drug abuse, childbirth, physical/sexual assault, in addition to advanced anatomy and physiology. At the end of this course be eligible to take the national registry test to apply for a Missouri State License as an Emergency Medical Technician. With an EMT license, graduates may enter the medical profession as an ambulance EMT (required by all Missouri fire departments), emergency room technician or patient care technician. Every student will have an opportunity to advance personal and professional skills through participation in HOSA or SkillsUSA.

Related: Emergency Medical Technician-Basic; students will need strong reading skills due to the postsecondary level of the content.