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  • About the Program
    Students explore and apply fundamentals of emergency medical services, anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology. This includes assessing the scene, understanding shock, resuscitation and trauma, supervised field experience outside of school hours. Field experience is required. This course is the first step toward students earning a National Registry EMT certification. Dual enrollment opportunities may be offered.

    Grade Levels: 10-12 Student must be 16 years old by first day of class

  • Instructor

    Crista Patterson

    Started at BCAT in 2022
    Entered the field in 2009
    Began teaching in 2021
    AAS Emergency Medical Services
    NRP Nationally Registered Paramedic
    EMS Education Coodinator
    AHA Instructor


  • Career Pathways


    Emergency Planning Manager



    Hazardous Materials Responder

    Training Officer