Emergency Medical Services program (EMS). The EMS program provides students with the opportunity to develop a solid foundation of Anatomy & Physiology, Pharmacology,and Emergency Medicine and Care. The EMS program is geared primarily to students in grades 11-12. Students in the program have the ability to earn national certifications, including their National Registry EMT-Basic upon successful completion of the course and successfully passing both the NREMT written and practical examinations.
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are often the first medical professionals to treat sick or injured people. Upon arriving at the scene of a crisis, these professionals evaluate the severity of a patient’s condition and administer emergency treatment accordingly. Students enrolled in the EMS course will have many opportunities. Students will learn to take care of critically ill and injured patients through lecture, labs, clinical experiences, and field trips. They will develop strong communication skills that will last a lifetime.