Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

Note: Students must be 18 years of age prior to completion of clinical experiences required for certification as an EMT.

Course Instructor: Melissa Lane
Number of Credits: 3 each Semester
Semesters Offered: 2-Semester Program
Prerequisite: None
Eligible Grade Levels: 12th
Dual Credit: Ivy Tech Community College – 7.5 credits
  • Life and death situations, spontaneous decision making, stepping stone to advanced medical positions
  • Prepare for further study for an associate degree in Emergency Medical Services
  • Learn to recognize a patient’s condition: the seriousness, use appropriate emergency care techniques, equipment to stabilize the patient
  • Certifications include American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR card or American Red Cross (ARC) Professional Rescuer CPR card
  • Variety of documented clinical experiences, some to be completed on student’s own time (evenings and weekends)
  • Limited criminal history check and immunization records required
  • State of Indiana Emergency Medical Technicians Certification available upon completion of standards and test
  • Required uniform will cost approximately $60

Dual Credit Information

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College
PARM 102 Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) 7.5 Credits Ivy Tech Community College (with certification)

Academic Standards for Success

  • Read and comprehend science and technical texts within a range of complexity appropriate for grades 11-CCR independently and proficiently.
  • Use vocabulary skills, context, roots, prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of words.
  • Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the specific results based on explanations in the text.
  • Solve problems using algebraic expressions and symbols to represent relationships, patterns and functions of different types.
  • Understand types of numbers (integers, fractions, decimals), their properties and the correct order of operations (addition, multiplication, division). Perform computations correctly.