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Coastline Regional Occupational Program (ROP)

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

APPROVED FOR UC/CSU

The following ROP course meets the UC/CSU Preparatory Elective “G” requirement. To meet UC/CSU admission requirement (“G” credit), students must earn a grade of 70% or better.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Prepare to be an emergency medical services (EMS) provider. Learn about careers in fire service, sports medicine, coaching, ski patrol, lifeguarding and emergency medical services. Students will learn CPR principles, first aid skills, patient assessment, triage, and emergency responsibilities. Successful completion of this course with a grade of 80% or better required for enrollment into the EMT course for all high school students.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health occupations classes include the study of reproductive and other systems and require practicing procedures on other students and/or patients, both male and female, of differing ages. Participation in these activities is required for a certificate of completion and continuation in the career pathway. Additionally, these classes may require heavy lifting and bending. Lastly, some programs require the submission of personal information, such as DOB and social security numbers, with state agencies and/or clinical internship partners due to licensing and security clearance requirements.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Public Services classes are designed to give students both the theory and hands-on experience in the skills and knowledge required in these fields. Classroom instruction may include real depictions of graphic or violent content. Some topics in the Administration of Justice and Crime Scene Investigation classes may be sensitive to high school students. Lastly, some programs require the submission of personal information, such as DOB and social security numbers, with state agencies and/or clinical internship partners due to licensing and security clearance requirements.

Certification: Students will have an opportunity to earn an American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers card.

Prerequisites: Priority is given to grades 11 & 12.

Required Hours: Due to the fluctuations in work schedules for California firefighters,*these classes will meet on M, or T, or W, or Th afternoons. Scheduled class dates will be provided at the first class meeting, but are subject to change based on the teacher’s work schedule.

COURSE TOPICS

  • Orientation and evaluation
  • Legal and ethical issues
  • The human body
  • Lifting and moving patients
  • Establishing an airway
  • Patient assessment
  • Circulation
  • Illness and injury
  • Childbirth and children
  • EMS operations
  • Employment literacy
  • Personal skills related to employment
  • Interpersonal skills and group dynamics
  • Thinking and problem solving skills
  • Communication skills
  • Internship (optional)

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLO)

Upon successful completion, Coastline ROP students will:

  • Integrate Academic and Technical Skills
  • Practice Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Communicate and Collaborate with Diverse Audiences
  • Demonstrate Creativity and Innovation
  • Act as Responsible, Ethical Citizens
  • Develop Personal, Educational and Career Goals

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