WATCH: Los Alamitos Unified acquires ambulance simulator to elevate emergency response training

The Los Alamitos Unified School District recently unveiled a realistic ambulance simulator as part of its emergency response career technical education pathway program. 

Provided by North Orange County ROP, the state-of-the-art simulator is packed with advanced features, including interactive mannequins that mimic pulses, blood pressures, respiratory sounds and even simulated EKGs. The goal is to provide students with hands-on training experiences in an authentic environment that can give them a glimpse of real-world scenarios.

The district showcased its new technology on Feb. 28, with guests from North Orange County ROP, members of the district’s school board and leadership team. Watch our video above to see the simulator in action.

Career technical education

Serving nearly 9,000 students and employing about 1,200 staff members, the Los Alamitos Unified School District operates six elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school in the communities of Los Alamitos, Rossmoor and Seal Beach.

Over at Los Alamitos High School, nearly a thousand students participate in career and technical education — commonly known as CTE — through specialized courses that cover skilled trades, applied sciences, evolving technologies and career preparation. Pathways are available in biomedicine, computer science, emergency response, engineering, film and TV production, sports medicine, and theater tech.

Los Alamitos students also have the opportunity to enroll in off-campus classes through North Orange County ROP in areas like auto repair, welding, medical careers and digital design.