Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) & Introduction to Health Careers




Grades 9-12, 1 credit 

During the EMR semester of this course, focus is placed on pre- hospital emergency medicine. Classroom study has both the traditional didactic style lecture with hands on practical learning. Students will become certified in BLS for the Healthcare Provider (CPR) and First Aid through the American Heart Association. Upon successful completion of the program through written and practical objectives established by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, students will be able to take the Emergency Medical Responder National Registry Exam and obtain a license with the State of Michigan.    

During the Introduction to Health Careers semester of this course, students will receive an overview of the different areas associated with careers in the health sciences and health technology, delivered through the Odyssey ware online program. It covers health-care systems, careers, ethics, terminology, basic anatomy, diversity in the workplace, nutrition, job-seeking skills, and resume writing.