Emergency Medical Technician
Open to 12th grade ONLY; Prerequisite Fire 1
California law requires all ambulance attendants to be trained and certified at the EMT level. EMT's are often used as the first dispatched medical providers within an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system. Training consists of 170 hours, broken down into lecture, lab and supervised field experience. Students must participate in an ambulance ride-along and at a hospital emergency room. CalAPS will provide an EMT Course Completion Certificate, EMT skills verification including LA County Scope of Practice and access to test with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). Students will cmpete in EMT competition during the year. (HOSA)
Somerset High School
This course is a 10 unit year course. Students are required to complete additional Google Classroom Assignments during the semester.