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    The EMT certification course (offered to grades 11 & 12) is 220 hours of instruction that covers the following content in accordance with the National EMS Education Standards:  

    • Anatomy and physiology
    • Assessment of injuries and illnesses (Medical and Trauma)
    • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) & Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
    • Pediatric and geriatric emergencies
    • Environmental emergencies
    • Lifting, moving and transportation of patients
    • Assisting patients with their own prescribed medications
    • The overall roles and responsibilities of the EMT

    This course will prepare students to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) Certification Exam. Students participating in the course must take the end of course Certification Exam.