The PCP Program is the second level of paramedic training. The program provides the skill set and knowledge required to practice as a Primary Care Paramedic. The program focuses on the skills required to assess and manage patients in a pre-hospital care environment according to the National Occupational Competency Profiles (NOCP). It delivers a strong foundation in anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology to strengthen the decision-making and treatment options to care for critically injured or ill patients in the pre-hospital setting.
EMR or EMS professionals looking to work at the PCP level, general public looking for a career as a Paramedic.
The Primary Care Paramedic course encompasses numerous modules which are all designed, so at the end of the program, the student to is able to: demonstrate mastery of the PCP patient assessment model, of PCP paramedic skills, of PCP procedures and protocols, of PCP assessment, interventions, treatments and management of medical and trauma calls as well as demonstrate clinical decision-making and leadership skills necessary to manage medical and trauma calls.
Mimimum 17 years of age; OFA III or equivalent (EMR recommended); CPR Level C Pro or HCP or equivalent; Grade 12 diploma or equivalent; Satisfactory criminal record check; Current Immunizations.
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