Emergency Medicine


  • CTE Sector: Health Science and Medical Technology
  • CTE Pathway: Patient Care
  • Located at: California, El Rancho and Pioneer
  • Recommended Prerequisite: Foundations in Health Science or Medical Core

Course Description

This course introduces students to the emergency medical system and dives into the ethics and legal aspects of emergency medicine. This course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the human body. This course also gives students a genuine context for the application of knowledge used to help patients in the field.

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.