Primary Care Paramedic

Primary Care Paramedic

You are:

  • Calm and professional
  • Passionate about caring for others
  • Physically fit and active

Looking for a career that demands respect, provides security, and where there’s never a dull moment?

The Oulton College Primary Care Paramedic Program will prepare you for a career dealing with high-intensity, fast-paced emergency situations.

Our Primary Care Paramedic program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:

  • Paramedical science, both practical and theoretical, giving the ability to deliver reflexive medical care.
  • Human anatomy and physiology, gaining the knowledge necessary to assess the human body and its state of wellness.
  • The ability to think on your feet, understanding psychology and non-violent crisis inter-vention.
  • Safe and effective patient lifting and transfer techniques.
  • Critical thinking and rescue procedures necessary to quickly and effectively deal with medical and traumatic emergencies.
  • Defensive driving techniques in our training ambulance.
  • Physical fitness and wellbeing.

How will the course be set up to ensure my success?

During the 15-month program you will train in the classroom, in on-site labs, and also different offsite clinics. You will participate in approximately 12-16 weeks of clinical and practicum expe-rience in offsite settings, to allow for demonstrating effective performance as a paramedic team member.

September Start

Term (Year 1): September – August

Term (Year 2): September – November

Practicum: 12-16 Weeks

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