High School Emergency Medical Responder Course
The Emergency Medical Responder course at Excel High School is meticulously designed to offer students a comprehensive understanding of the emergency medical services system and the pivotal role of an emergency medical responder within it. Delving deep into the crucial assessments and treatments carried out by emergency medical responders, this course allows students to grasp the significance and thoroughness required when administering immediate lifesaving care to critical patients.
This course ensures that students are well-prepared to achieve various objectives by the end. These include understanding self-protection during emergencies, recognizing major human body systems and their functionalities, mastering steps in patient assessments, identifying signs and symptoms of prevalent EMS emergencies, and elucidating core responsibilities like managing oxygen therapy, performing CPR, and effectively using an AED. This curriculum not only equips students with the necessary knowledge but also instills a deep appreciation for the care and thought integral to the EMS profession.
Emergency Medical Responder
This course provides an overview of the emergency medical services system and some of the responsibilities of an emergency medical responder. Students will learn some of the most important assessments and treatments performed by emergency medical responders and gain an appreciation of the thought and care that goes into providing immediate lifesaving care to critical patients.
Textbook: Emergency Medical Responder © Excel Education Systems, Inc. - 2021
Throughout the course, you will meet the following goals:
- List the ways in which emergency medical responders must protect themselves in emergencies.
- Identify major systems of the human body and their functions.
- Describe the steps performed in patient assessments.
- Recall the signs and symptoms of common EMS emergencies.
- Explain some of the main responsibilities of an emergency medical responder (such as managing oxygen therapy, performing CPR, and using an AED).
- The EMS System
- EMR Safety
- The Human Body
- Airway Management
- Patient Assessment
- How to Perform CPR
- Medical Emegencies
- Special Populations
- EMS Operations
A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = under 59%
How Much Does It Cost?
Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality education accessible for every student.
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Begin the Enrollment Process
When you're ready to take the next step towards your education, simply click 'Enroll Now'. This will direct you to our dedicated student information system, Learnstage. Once there, simply click 'Enroll Now' located in the top right corner of the page.
Create Your Learn Stage Account
Next, you'll be asked to create your student account. This process begins with entering a valid email address and selecting a secure password. Following this, you'll be prompted to provide some essential information such as the students full name, date of birth, and address. On the last page, you will be asked to choose a security question.
Single course options at Excel High School range in price depending on their difficulty. Single course prices are below:
- Standard High School Courses: $225
- Honors High School Courses: $325
- (AP) High School Courses: $599
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Once your payment has been received, you'll get an email with your student account details. This will be your portal to submit any previous academic transcripts, view vital account information, and navigate other critical resources. Your classes will be added automatically and adjusted based on your submitted transcripts (if applicable).