Grades: 11-12 Credit:  3.0

    Recommended Prerequisites: Application and interview with the instructor; Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; 90% attendance record; 10th-grade reading, writing, and math skills.  

    Articulated College Credit: Metropolitan Community College; may be earned for 8 college credit hours in EMTP 150: Emergency Medical Technician Basic.

    Basic life support and emergency care skills are taught. The student receives instruction for the skills necessary to detect signs, symptoms, and procedures of field management for emergency medical situations. Students will also receive training for certification in American Heart Association HealthCare Provider CPR. Clinical observations on local ambulance services occur after class time, and students will need to provide their own transportation to these locations. A class uniform will be required. This course is both a physically and academically demanding course, and students will participate in active physical training. Successful completion of all requirements allows the student to be eligible to take the National Registry of EMT practical and written examinations.  

     Program Associated Student Certification:  Emergency Medical Technician-Basic Training