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Required Textbooks and Course Supplies

Be Ready for Orientation

Students are required to have the textbook, student workbook and navigate advantage access code package with them at mandatory orientation.


Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured – 12th Edition

AAOS – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Twelth Edition, Jones & Bartlett Learning (publisher), 2021.

ISBN 10: 1284243753
ISBN 13: 9781284243758

Students are required to purchase the Preferred Package which contains the course textbook, student workbook and Navigate Advantage Access Code.

  • The Preferred Package can be ordered through Jones & Bartlett. This includes a discount coupon.
  • The Preferred Package can also be purchased through Stone Education Center Bookstore. The Bookstore phone number is 253-964-8185.

*Students purchasing their book set through Stone Education Center Bookstore can pay over the phone with a debit or credit card and request to have the books delivered free of charge to the EMS office at the Fort Steilacoom campus for the students to pick up.

Additional Required Course Lab Supplies

  1. Stethoscope
  2. Pocket masks
  3. Safety goggles
  4. A watch with a second hand
  5. A penlight (non LED)

Health Care Provider or Professional Rescuer CPR Classes

CPR Learning Center

CPR Learning Center website
Class Schedule
Contact: Ken Brown,

This is a hybrid/blended learning format class. This class has both an online course as well as a hands-on skill component. You will need to contact this provider for more information.

Cascade Training Center 

Cascade Training Center website
3640 South Cedar Street 
Tacoma, WA 98409

This is all in one class in most cases. Verify with the provider before booking.

Life Tek

Life Tek website

American Heart Association

Heartcode® BLS Online course

This online course does not include the skills test. This will only give you the first portion of the BLS CPR training. Upon completion of this training, you must schedule a skills test.


Contact: Carissa Haber,

This is a skills test only and does not complete BLS CPR training. You must complete online training prior to taking the skills test.