Emergency Medical Technology


    Rebecca Giacalone - Instructor

    Ms. Giacalone is certified as an EMT I, an EMT I Instructor, a lifeguard, an AHA- BLS + CPR Instructor and FEMA- ICS. Her other work history/industry experience includes Alaska Medical Support Team, Team One Alaska, Willow Fire Department, Boy Scouts of America Health and Safety Officer, Certified Nursing Assistant at Alaska Regional and Providence hospitals. She has won first place in EMS Skills competition/State of Alaska; and has over 1000 volunteer hours with the Alaska Medical Support Team. She has a Leader training award from Boy Scouts of America.


    Grade level 11-12. Must be age 18 within six months of test for state EMT. AM session only


    Why take this course?

    • Learn a valuable skills that could save a life…make a difference!
    • Work closely with industry professionals and equipment
    • Employment opportunities exist with EMS/fire agencies upon completion of EMT certification
    • Work as a team and build lifelong relationships


    Emergency Medical Technology is an intense training course designed to prepare students for the State Health Department EMT-1 certification. Students will learn the skills needed to provide care to patients in medical crisis. The course emphasizes prevention, assessment and care of injury and illness commonly encountered in both urban and rural settings. Students engage in hands-on patient assessment and treatment techniques, assist at health fairs and first aid training for other schools and community groups. Students interested in careers in emergency medicine, paramedics, flight medics, or other emergency response will gain valuable, practical skills needed to be successful.



    Credits and Certifications

    .5 Life Science

    1.0 Elective

    American Heart Association CPR & BLS


    College credit available


    The Career Tree strategy and classroom tool is a game-changing approach to spark student dialogue about what's possible in their careers and how to get there. King Tech uses this tool to help ensure a positive outcome and make a difference for students and community.

    EMT career tree


  • Emergency Medical Technology