Welcome to Health Professions! This program is a wonderful opportunity for students interested in any health career. Students are able to receive a certification, upon completing all requirements, as a Certified Nursing Assistant or an Emergency Medical Technician.
This full year course is designed to provide a broad understanding of the US health care system and an introduction to the roles of various members of the health team and explore a variety of health careers to help stimulate an interest in health careers. Current trends in healthcare delivery are briefly discussed. Selected moral, ethical and legal medical dilemmas are included. A brief introduction to anatomy and physiology will also be addressed.Students will also be introduced to vital signs, proper nutrition, cultural impacts on health care, and job seeking skills. CPR and first aid skills taught with the option to buy certification. Dual credit is offered through the College of Southern Idaho.
Pre-requisites: Junior in high school, C or higher grade in biology
Co-requisites: Certified Nursing Assistant, and Emergency Medical Technician
Emergency Medical Technicians provide out of hospital emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical services (EMS) system. EMTs have the basic knowledge and skills necessary to stabilize and safely transport patients ranging from non-emergency and routine medical transports to life threatening emergencies. Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response system, under medical oversight. Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance. Emergency Medical Technicians are a critical link between the scene of an emergency and the health care system. [From the: National EMS Scope of Practice Model]
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