Emergency Medical Responder 1
Designed for students interested in emergency medical services, hospital and safety public personnel such as emergency medical technicians, fire fighter, paramedics and emergency room personnel. This course provides a thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology through the study of medical terminology as applied to the body systems, their interrelationships, diseases, disorders, as well as instruction in legal and ethical principles, public health, infection control, and basic pharmacology. Emphasis is placed on career and employability preparation, critical thinking, leadership, interpersonal and communication skills. Activities in this course include work-based learning that connects students to industry and the local community.
Emergency Medical Responder 2
The capstone course in the Emergency Response pathway. An Emergency Medical Responder is the first medically trained person to arrive on the scene of an emergency. The Emergency Medical Responder provides care for injured persons, and assists other emergency medical service providers. This course builds upon skills acquired in Emergency Medical Responder 1 by training students to recognize emergency situations, maintain personal safety, and provide basic emergency care including CPR and First Aid, prevention of disease transmission, along with an understanding of advanced ethical and legal considerations. This course will prepare students who are interested in a career as an emergency medical technician, paramedic or similar allied health related careers. Activities in this course include work-based learning that connects students to industry and the local community.