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Public Safety

The Dispatch (Emergency 9-1-1) Pathway provides students experiences and learning within the Emergency Telecommunications field of work. Areas of learning include telecommunication, dispatching, participation in emergency scenarios, and call processing. Students are provided in-depth lab experience which applies to the processes, concepts, and principals of 9-1-1 Dispatch with public safety.

 

The Emergency Medical Services Pathway prepares the student for entry into the field of pre-hospital medical care. Students will become proficient in-patient assessment and treatment, in trauma and medical emergencies, bleeding and shock, CPR, splinting, spinal immobilization, airway management, and oxygen therapy as well as assistance with medication administration.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in externship opportunities. Students who complete the EMT course will be eligible to sit for the National Registry Exam.

 

The Law Enforcement Pathway provides students with an introduction to the foundations of general police work and the criminal justice system.  Students will explore basic criminal investigation techniques, mechanics of search and seizure, emergency medical procedures, rescue and safety, traffic and crowd control and related scenarios as they pertain to the course curriculum. Students will take part in physical training and will be expected to participate in the required pathway physical fitness testing.