This fast-paced program prepares students to gain hands-on experience providing emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients. Students will receive the training and academic instruction necessary to be effective EMTs in the field. Through a partnership with Good Fellowship Club of Chester County, Inc., students will have the opportunity to gain experience as a part of an ambulance crew and may have the opportunity to assist the crew with medical emergencies once they are properly certified. This program prepares students to enter the workforce as an EMT and/or pursue post-secondary opportunities upon successful completion.
Sample Career Skills
- Gain hands-on experience through rotations on an ambulance crew through Good Fellowship Club of Chester County, Inc.
- Measure and record vital signs, such as: taking temperatures, pulse, respirations, blood pressure and being able to perform CPR
- Conduct a patient assessment to determine medical status and identify trauma
- Assess oxygen usage and perform airway insertion, assisted medications and spinal immobilization, traction splinting and the use of mechanical CPR devices
- Assist with normal and non-routine baby deliveries
- Demonstrate bleeding control with bandaging, dressings and tourniquet use
- Understand medical terminology and communication skills necessary to engage with patients and medical staff in an emergency
Certifications (7)American Heart Association CPR for Health Care Providers
Certified Emergency Medical Technician
Emergency Vehicle Operators Course
FEMA National Incident Command (NIMS) 100, 200, 700, 800
Hazardous Materials Awareness Competency
Pre hospital Trauma Life Support Provider Course (PHTLS)
Traffic Incident Management Systems (TIMS)
College Credits (3)Earn up to 3 college credits.Click here for more information on opportunities to earn college credit.
Workplace Opportunities (2)Placement opportunities include: the Good Fellowship Club of Chester County, Inc., AFG Urgent Care Center and more!The Department of Education provides a CIP Code to approved Programs of Study (POS). Schools and postsecondary institutions use the CIP code to categorize the POS, outline the scope and sequence of educational offerings and develop a POS task list. Review the task list.