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 Title: Emergency Medical Services
Course Instructor: Melissa Lane
Number of Credits: 3 each Semester
Semesters Offered: 2-Semester Program
Prerequisite: Algebra 1 and English 10
Eligible Grade Levels: 12th
Dual Credit: Ivy Tech Community College

Course Competencies and Requirements

  • 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
  • Required uniform will cost approximately $75
  • National Registry Emergency Medical Technician NREMT Certification upon completion of standards and test

Dual Credit Information for 2023-24

Dual credit offerings are subject to change at the discretion of postsecondary partners, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, The Indiana Department of Education, or the Indiana Office of Career and Technical Education.

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College Year
PARM 102 Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) 7.5 Credits Ivy Tech Community College (with certification) Year 1

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.

Area 31 Eligibility Statement

Read the Eligibility statement here.

NOTE: Required prerequisites include the successful completion of Algebra I and English 10 for academic credit.