Superintendent’s Memo #165-14

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

June 27, 2014

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT:  High School Based Emergency Medical Technician Educational Program Guidelines

The Virginia Department of Education, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Health, is pleased to provide the High School Based Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Educational Program Guidelines. The guidelines are based on the newly revised state and national standards for emergency medical technician programs. This document serves as a guide to school divisions for implementing the revised EMT program standards consistently in all high schools and technical centers statewide.

The High School Based Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Educational Program Guidelines outline the following requirements:

The High School Based Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Educational Program Guidelines document is now available on the Virginia Department of Education’s Web site.

If you have any questions, please contact Michele R. Green-Wright, health and medical sciences education specialist, Office of Career and Technical Education Services at cte@doe.virginia.gov or by phone at (804) 225-5119.

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