EMS Academy

EMS Academy - 2 years, Junior and Senior - click here to read the EMT job description and click here for the EMR job description.

EMS 2 - 12th Grade, LPSC Practicum - EMT certification course

The Emergency Medical Technician course teaches students to provide prehospital assessment and care for patients with medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Areas of study include an introduction to emergency medical services systems, roles and responsibilities of EMTs, anatomy and physiology, medical emergencies, trauma, special considerations for working in the prehospital setting, and providing patient transportation.

Upon successful completion of the program the student will take the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) EMT certification exam. Passing the NREMT EMT exam the cadet can be certified in Texas as an EMT.

Course number: (8815.HA00.Y), PEIMS Coding 13030100 (2 credits)

Prerequisites: Principles of LPSC, Disaster Response, and EMS 1


EMS 1 - 11th Grade, EMR certification course

The Emergency Medical Responder course prepares the students to provide prehospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Areas of study include an introduction to emergency medical services systems, roles and responsibilities of EMEs, anatomy and physiology, medical emergencies, trauma, special considerations for working in the prehospital setting, and providing patient transportation.

Upon successful completion of the program the student will take the NREMT EMR certification exam. After passing the NREMT EMR exam the cadet can be certified in Texas as an Emergency Care Attendant (ECA).

This course prepares the student for EMS 2 which is the EMT certification training course.

Course number: (8839.R000.Y) PEIMS Coding N1303015 (2 credits)

Prerequisites: Principles of LPSC and Disaster Response

Upon successful graduation from the EMS Training Program and after receiving the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) EMT certification students can begin a career in the emergency medical services.

Enrollment is limited to a maximum of 15 students at both LBJ ECHS and Travis ECHS.


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