CTE: Health Sciences, Emergency Medical Technician

CTE: Health Sciences, Emergency Medical Technician

Albany High School
Abrookin Career & Technical Center 99 Kent Street Albany, NY 12206


Part of Albany High School's Career and Technical Education (CTE) track, this program supplements required high school courses with additional coursework relevant to a career as an emergency medical technician.

Format: 7 hrs/day x 4 years

Skills Taught

  • Anatomy
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Cardopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Ethics
  • External Defibrillation
  • Infection Control
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Medical Terminology
  • Oxygen And Airway Management
  • Patient Triage
  • Physiology
  • Treatment Of Bleeding
  • Treatment of Cardiac Arrest
  • Treatment of Shock
  • Treatment of Spinal Injuries

Credentials Taught

  • Emergency Medical Technician License (New York State Department of Public Health)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Related Occupations

  • Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

  • Available via: trainer, online, classes
  • Eligibility restrictions: Limited to students in grades 9-12 who live in the Albany City school district. Application is through school counselors.