Emergency Medical Careers is designed to give students an overview of the fields of EMR, EMT, and Paramedics. Students will gain strong foundational knowledge in body systems, anatomy, physiology, medical math, and terminology. Other topics covered include infection control, nutrition, legal and ethical principles, and safety/first aid. This is a required course that leads to Emergency Medical Responder Capstone Course.
Integrated throughout the course are standards for Career Ready Practice and Academic Content Standards which include: appropriate technical skills and academic knowledge; communication skills; career planning; applied technology; critical thinking and problem solving; personal health and financial literacy; citizenship, integrity, ethical leadership and effective management; work productively while integrating cultural and global competence; creativity and innovation; reliable research strategies, and environment, social and economic impacts of decisions.