Health Science Academy Courses for 2014-2015
1) Health Science Foundations
2) Human Anatomy and Physiology
3) Therapeutics with Emergency Medical Response (EMR)
4) EMT-basic Dual Enrollment with Faulkner Community College
5) Clinical Internship
1. American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR certification
2. American Heart- Basic CPR BCLS certification
3. American Heart –Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification for the Health Care Provider
4. American Heart - 1st Aid Certification
5.American Heart Blood-born Pathogen Certification
5. EKG Certification-sponsored by SBRMC
6. Emergency Medical Response (EMR), offered by the GSFR. Students must pass the course with 80% accuracy, then take a written and performance-based national accrediting exam to obtain the EMR credential.
7. Spring of 2015: Dual enrollment with Faulkner State Community College for a credential of the EMT basic. Following completion of this course, students sit for the national EMT basic examination, when they turn 18.
8. AHA Basic Life Support Instructor – Students complete certification as BCLS for The Healthcare Provider. Following a written examination and practice providing instruction in CPR, they are evaluated. If demonstrate competency in the practical exam, students then obtain the credential of American Heart Association CPR Instructor.
EMR: Emergency Medical Response
The Gulf Shores Fire and Rescue is now providing the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course to Gulf Shores High School students within the
Health Science Academy. This is the first ever of its kind in Baldwin County. This course prepares students to manage medical and trauma-related emergencies,
and after successful completion, these graduates become eligible for the national certification exam and the National Registry of EMTs. This 58-hour course
includes didactic, practical skills, clinical observation and rigorous examinations. GSHS Health Science Academy prepares students for work or higher education in
various medical occupations. Students proceed through a series of health science coursework, which culminates with internships in the community or dual
enrollment in EMT-basic with Faulkner State Community College, during their senior year.