College of the North Atlantic

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Advanced Care Paramedicine

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Program Information

School:College of the North Atlantic
Faculty:School of Health Sciences
Degree:Post-diploma
Field of Study:Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Description:The provision of emergency medical services (EMS) is a unique and vital community service. Paramedics are highly skilled members of a health care team who function in the realm of EMS, initiating 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. This program addresses not only the operational/procedural skills of the advanced care paramedic but also ethical and professional behaviors essential to practice, such as effective communication.
URL:Advanced Care Paramedicine at College of the North Atlantic
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,613
Careers:Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    • Completion of a paramedic diploma or certificate with successful completion of national COPR examination (PCP) or provincial equivalent
    • A comprehensive entrance exam covering prerequisite PCP knowledge and skills administered by CNA
    • Minimum of one-year experience (1,900 hours) as a Primary Care Paramedic

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 16, 2022