Getsa getting ready to get her blood pressure taken

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Gabe, Christopher, Jose, and Jimmy

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Getsa in a KED splint

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Luis and Chris

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Jackie, April, Sbeidy and Erika

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Christian, Vanessa and Albert

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Amine and James learning proper backboard techniques

Amine and Cedric learning proper backboard techniques

Mariana and Mireya on the KED

Mariana and Mireya on the KED

Monica playing with the airway mannequin

Monica playing with the airway mannequin
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Career Technical Education

Career Technical Education (CTE) is a program of study that involves a multiyear sequence of courses that integrates core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to postsecondary education and careers. 

CTE Vision & Mission

Vision: Career Technical Education will engage every student in high-quality, rigorous and relevant educational pathways and programs developed in partnership with business and industry promoting creativity, innovation, leadership, community service and lifelong learning and allowing students to turn their passions into paychecks -- their dreams into careers.


Mission: The mission of CTE is to provide industry-linked programs and services that enable all individuals to reach their career goals in order to achieve economic self-sufficiency, compete in the global marketplace and contribute to California's economy prosperity. 

Teacher BIO's

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EMA Teachers

Mr. Hayato Yuuki

This is my first year here at Estancia High School and I absolutely love it. I love being part of the EMA program as it is what I have been doing for the past 8 years. I started my ...more

Teacher Bio's

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Ema Teachers

Ms. Krista Schweers

I have known that I wanted to be involved in athletic training and sports medicine since I was 12 years old. I actually took the Sports Medicine class at Coastline ROP when I was ...more

CTE Contact Person

If you have any additional questions please contact Mrs. Perry in room 232

Estancia Medical Academy

EMA (Estancia Medical Academy)

Eight months ago the Estancia Medical Academy was only an idea. Since that time it has grown into a program that is attracting an enormous amount of interest exposing students to a variety of careers in the medical field. The program is home to over 120 students who are taking classes like Sports Medicine, Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). This pathway appeals to a large group of students with a variety of career goals ranging from medical office assistant to medical doctors. 

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What is EMA???

The (EMA) Estancia Medical Academy is a "school within a school" program that combines academic instruction with specialized training in that perspective health profession. Our goal of the program is to expose students to the diverse careers and the opportunities available in the health care industry. Students that are interested in joining the EMA program will begin their experience in the sophomore year taking two classes for a total of one year. Those classes will be Introduction to Health Careers, and Medical Terminology. Their journey continues into their junior year taking a full year of Sports Medicine. And then as a senior, students will conclude the program with Emergency Medical Responder. The EMA program is taught by 2 teachers, Mr. Hayato Yuuki and Ms. Krista Schweers. Mr Yuuki teaches the Health Careers and the EMR classes, and Ms. Schweers teaches Sports Medicine. All EMA classes are held in room 268 in the World Languages Court. 

1st Period

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3rd Period

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5th Period

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CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)

As a Senior, students that take the Emergency Medical Responder class will each have the opportunity to pass and complete all steps required to receive an official American Heart Association CPR card. With this card, students are able to perform infant/child/adult CPR and are able to officially use the AED (Automatic External Defibrillator).

The CTE Medallion

The CTE Medallion

CTE Medallion

The purpose of the CTE Medallion is to acknowledge graduating seniors who demonstrate superior performance in their chosen CTE pathway. 

How do I get a CTE Medallion and what do I get out of it???

How does a student get a CTE Medallion?

In order for students to get an approved CTE Medallion, they have to successfully complete 2 things. First, they have to successfully complete all courses that comprise a specific, district recognized CTE pathway,  (EMA counts as a CTE pathway), such that a minimum of 5 courses are completed of which 2 are either ROP or college. Second, the student must participate in one internship, job shadow and/or mentorship related to that specific CTE pathway for a minimum of 20 hours. 

What does the student get out of the CTE Medallion?

Medallion recipients get to wear their Medallion over their graduation robes and sit in the first few rows of graduation ceremony. (Varies by school) They will get acknowledgment from the principal as well.  

Teachers of EMA: Mr. Hayato Yuuki

Mr. Hayato Yuuki (Health Careers/Emergency Medical Responder)

Periods 1, 3, and 5 (Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday) Room 268

Students, I am always at school at least 45 minutes before the start of 1st period, and usually hang around for about 30-45 minutes after 5th period. If you have any questions regarding anything at all, please feel free to email me here on school loop or just stop by my classroom. 

Teachers of EMA: Ms. Krista Schweers

Ms. Krista Schweers (Sports Medicine)

Period 4 (Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays) Room 268

Isela and Natalie

Isela and Natalie

CPR practice

CPR practice

Synaya in a traction splint

Synaya in a traction splint

Daniel using a BVM on an airway mannequin

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Jazmine and Erna

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Katia having a little fun

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Denise playing with a Non Rebreather mask

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Cristian, Ricky and Kevin

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Courses broken down year by year

As a Sophomore, students will take an Introduction to Health Careers class/Medical Terminology in which the instructor teaches most of the allied professions out there in the medical field. The topics range from Medical Doctors, Nurses, EMT's, Paramedics, Firefighters, Athletic Trainers, Xray Techs, Digital Medical Sonography, Dentists, Chiropractors, Vets, etc. This class teaches many practical jobs, but also teaches students the administrative perspective. This class also introduces the basic use of medical terminology used in the health professions as well.  

As a Junior, students will take Sports Medicine for 1 full year. In this class, the student will learn the basic fundamentals necessary for careers relating to sports medicine. The student will learn how to prevent athletic injury and increase athletic performance. The student also studies body mechanics and learns how to treat and manage athletic injuries. 

As a Senior, students will take an Emergency Medical Responder class in which the instructor teaches all aspects of pre-hospital medical education. The students will learn the basics of First Aid, and certain signs and symptoms of true medical emergencies. The students will learn how to recognize and treat medical emergencies that range from heart attacks, seizures,breathing problems to cardiac arrest. Students will learn what it takes to become a Medical Responder/EMT/Paramedic and even a Firefighter. 

Upcoming Field Trips

Friday May 4th, 2012 (8am-1pm)

"Robots 'R' Cool; Surgeons of the Future"

We will be taking 20 students to the  University of California Irvine's Department of Urology Med Program and learn about these "new" robots that will be able to perform medical procedures. After the program, students are invited to have lunch with MD's, Medical Students, and RN's to ask questions.

Saturday May 5th, 2012

Six Flags, Magic Mountain Career Day