Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) – 9264
Grade Level: 11,12 Credit: 1 Type: Practical Art
Emergency Medical Responder introduces you to emergency healthcare while preparing you to assist in treating critical and noncritical patients requiring Emergency Medical Services. The curriculum meets the National Registry requirements for Emergency Medical Responders. This course includes advanced anatomy and physiology. You will develop the strong foundational medical knowledge required for medical care providers. In addition to emergency care of common body systems, you will also study the emergency patient care of communicable diseases, alcohol and drug abuse, childbirth and physical/sexual assault. You can earn CPR certification, gain the ability to conduct patient assessments, explore career pathways in EMS and general healthcare and learn how to overcome relevant medical and ethical dilemmas. Students will qualify to take the Emergency Medical Responder exam after completing the course and also have the opportunity to become a certified BLS and CPR provider for the American Heart Association. Every student will have an opportunity to advance personal and professional skills through participation in HOSA or SkillsUSA.
Related: PLTW Biomedical Sciences and Professions in Healthcare
Enrollment Note: Course enrollment will begin with the 11th, followed by the 12th grade.