Emergency Medical Technician
Prerequisite: None
Credit: 3
Grade Level: 11-12

Successful completion of this class allows students to gain certification as an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician). The emergency medical technician is an entry-level care provider. Basic life support ambulance services are primarily composed of EMT’s First responders often act as second or third-position team members along with the EMT on an ambulance service. Fire Personnel and other emergency teams may also be trained to this level. EMT’s may also supplement paramedic or advanced life support staffing of ambulances. A national registry examination is required for certifications. All students will be expected to provide their own transportation to and from these on-site experiences. All participants shall show proof of up-to-date hepatitis immunizations and TB test results.