Grade level 11-12. Must be age 18 within six months of test for state EMT.
Emergency Medical Technology students learn to work as part of a professional pre-hospital medical team. This is a State Health Department approved course in which qualifying students can test for EMT-1 certification following the course. Students may earn college credits through the University of Alaska Anchorage or UAF.
Students in this program are evaluated on the basis of written test scores, mastery of skills and professionalism. Students can also obtain an American Heart Association CPR card as well as an Emergency Trauma Technician certification. Must be age 18 within six months of test for state EMT.
Credits and Certifications
.5 Life Science
American Heart Association CPR & BLS
Emergency Trauma Technology
Tech prep available
Rebecca Giacalone - Instructor
Ms. Giacalone is certified as an EMT I, an EMT I Instructor, a lifeguard, an AHA- BLS + CPR Instructor and FEMA- ICS. Her other work history/industry experience includes Alaska Medical Support Team, Team One Alaska, Willow Fire Department, Boy Scouts of America Health and Safety Officer, Certified Nursing Assistant at Alaska Regional and Providence hospitals. She has won first place in EMS Skills competition/State of Alaska; and has over 1000 volunteer hours with the Alaska Medical Support Team. She has a Leader training award from Boy Scouts of America. Her personal interests are outdoor recreation; volunteering with youth organizations; Boy Scouts of America; scuba diving; and hockey. She was born and raised in Alaska and has two children.