The Estancia Medical Academy is a 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 health career opportunities available in the medical 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. In the fall, they will take Introduction to Medical Careers, and then Medical Terminology in the spring. Their journey continues into their junior year by taking one full year of Emergency Medical Responder. In this class, students learn various pre-hospital medical emergencies and treatments which could lead them to a fire department ride-along or trauma shadow opportunities. And then as a senior, students will conclude the program with a year of Sports Medicine.
Estancia Medical Academy Mission/Value Statement
Our Estancia Medical Academy values are the guiding principles that serve as the foundation for everything we think, say and do as a high school student and as a professional in the pre-hospital/medical environment. They are our organizational code of conduct and signify what we stand for. We refuse to be less than what these values represent. Any philosophy, policy, practice or behavior that is outside of these values is unacceptable and will either be improved or removed.
EMA Classroom, 263 in the World Languages Court
CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
As a junior, 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.)
CTE EMA Medallion
CTE Medallion Requirements
The purpose of the CTE Medallion program is to acknowledge graduating seniors who demonstrate superior performance in their chosen career technical education (CTE) pathway. These are basic requirements that all students who desire this award must meet. In addition, each site will be allowed to add additional requirements as appropriate. The basic requirements used district-wide are:
1. Successful completion of all courses that comprise a specific, district recognized CTE pathway, such that a minimum of five (5) courses are completed of which two (2) are either ROP or college.
2. Participation in one (1) internship, job shadow and/or mentorship related to that specific CTE pathway for a minimum of 20 hours.
Verification of the above requirements will be left to each site’s CTE leadership team. These requirements may be modified on a case-by-case basis to accommodate newly developing pathways and/or other special circumstances. STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO WEAR THEIR CTE MEDALLION OVER THEIR GOWNS ON GRADUATION DAY.
Realityworks REALCARE BABY PROJECT
The Estancia Medical Academy has launched and piloted a new program to the Academy. The Realityworks REALCARE BABY PROJECT is a curricula designed to give the parenting experience to the students. This is a mandated project that is to be done in the students sophomore year of EMA. They will sign up for designated weekends and have the baby from Friday afternoon until Monday morning. The students will take the simulated baby home, along with a diaper bag, and a car seat and act as an acting parent for the weekend. At ANYTIME, the baby may cry for whatever reason, and it is the job of the student to figure out what is wrong. The student must utilize their diaper bag and its contents to comfort the baby. Along with taking care of the baby, the students will complete a packet (approx. 20pages) that is to be due at the end of the week upon returning the baby. This packet includes a daily journal, short answer questions, and a parent/student collaborative quiz.
Teachers of EMA: Mr. Hayato Yuuki
Mr. Hayato Yuuki- CTE Department Chair
Teacher: Introduction to Medical Careers/Medical Terminology and Emergency Medical Responder
A Days, Periods 1, 3, 5 (Introduction to Medical Careers/Medical Terminology)
B Days, Periods 2, 4 (Emergency Medical Responder)
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
Teacher: Sports Medicine
Period 2, 3, 4 (Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays) Room 268