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Emergency Medical Responder

Emergency Medical Responder

 (High school students only)

Students will be trained to provide immediate care to an ill or injured person and to assist emergency medical services (EMS) providers.  This course includes CPR certification, first aid skills, patient assessment, triage, and emergency responsibilities and is designed for students seeking careers in EMT, fire service, paramedic, coaching, ski patrol, and lifeguard. This course is the prerequisite for enrollment into the EMT class.

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College and Career Advantage does not require fees for high school students to participate in classes. Outside agencies that serve as internship sites may require students to meet certain requirements before starting an internship. Student expenses to fulfill the internship requirements of outside agencies may include: TB test, flu vaccinations, and appropriate shoes.


Health Science classes may require practicing procedures on other students and/or patients, both male and female, of differing ages and may include the study of reproductive and other systems. Additionally, these classes may require heavy lifting and bending. Participation in these activities is required for a Certificate of Completion and continuation in the Health Sciences Career Pathway.