Primary Care Paramedic

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If you act well under pressure and are confident that you could perform lifesaving medical procedures consider career training to become a Primary Care Paramedic at Oxford College, and start a rewarding career as a lifesaver in just over 1 year. Learn more.

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Program Duration

14 Months

Program Intakes

Every Month

Class Type



OSAP, Second Career, Scholarship

During the Primary Care Paramedic program, you?ll learn how to:

Assess the extent of injuries or medical illnesses of trauma victims, patients with respiratory disease and stress, overdose and poisoning victims, industrial accident victims, and other ill or injured individuals to determine emergency medical treatment
Administer pre-hospital emergency care to patients such as oxygen therapy, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), spinal immobilization, bandaging, and splinting
Apply adjunctive equipment for ventilation and circulation complications, administer medications, and provide other advanced emergency treatment to patients
Transport patients to a hospital or other medical facilities for further medical care
Collaborate with ambulance dispatch centres, hospital staff, police, firefighters, and family members to ensure relevant information is collected and proper treatment is administered
Document and record the nature of injuries and illnesses and treatment provided
Maintain ambulances and emergency care equipment and supplies
Train and supervise other workers in this unit group

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