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Law & Public Safety Cluster
PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY
Ohio College Tech Prep;  CT2 Career Technical Credit Transfer
Credit: 
Year One – 2.5 elective, 1.0 Anatomy & Physiology (Both Public Health & Safety and Anatomy & Physiology must be passed for promotion to Year Two)
Year Two – 2.5 elective, 1.0 Environmental Science
 
This program prepares students for entry-level positions or further schooling in emergency medicine and management of emergencies.  Students study a public safety core covering concepts related to all public safety professions, e.g., safety, ethics, telecommunications, terrorist assessment, incident command structures and hazmat awareness training. In the second year they focus on preparing to pass the National Emergency Medical Technician exam.  Students study emergency medical technology, search & rescue techniques, and evaluation, treatment and transport of critically ill and injured patients.  En route to acquiring Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification, students can acquire the following certifications:  CPR, Automated External Defibrillation, First Aid, Oxygen Administration and Blood-borne Pathogens, NIMS 100 & 700 and EMI Intro to Hazardous Materials 5.A.  Prerequisites for admission include a GPA of 2.0 or better and an interview with the instructor

Instructor: Pete Theodore
Email Address: ptheodore@cvccworks.edu
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PHONE:
(440) 526-5200
ADDRESS:
8001 Brecksville Rd
Brecksville, OH 44141
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