Paramedics are highly skilled members of a health care team who function in the realm of emergency medical services, delivering medical treatment for individuals in urgent and non-urgent situations. Based on sound knowledge, paramedics demonstrate rational problem-solving abilities and excellent decision-making skills.
The Advanced Care Paramedicine three-year diploma program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills for delivering emergency health care and to prepare them to function as leaders in emergency situations. Graduates of the program will have demonstrated the ability to safely and competently assess, diagnose, and treat patients in a variety of situations
Mental and physical fitness and healthy lifestyles are emphasized throughout the program, as paramedics must be fit to perform their required professional duties.
This is a challenging program that provides the student with extensive classroom and clinical/practicum experiences. Graduates of this program will be prepared to work in a competent and skilful manner providing out-of-hospital care in accordance with the national standards for paramedics.
*After completion of two years courses, the students will be eligible to graduate with a
Primary Care Paramedicine Diploma.