Instructional Video

Career Connections | Paramedic

Not all heroes wear capes. While they rescue those who need help (be they human or animal), they come sirens blazing and a bag of specialized equipment. A short video welcomes viewers to the world of the paramedic. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Invite a local paramedic to speak with interested learners
  • Have class members select several careers from the series, watch the videos, further research the profession, and report their findings during a career-focused unit
Classroom Considerations
  • Part of the PBS Career connections series
Pros
  • The video stresses the rigorous training required to gain a license as a paramedic
Cons
  • None