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Primary Care Paramedic – Certificate

Accredited by Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Our program emphasizes authentic hands-on training in prehospital emergency care, with both hospital and ambulance practicums.
You’ll focus on:

  • medical and trauma injuries
  • mental health issues
  • obstetrical emergencies
  • pharmacology
  • physical assessments of various body systems
  • cardiac and respiratory emergencies
  • certifications in
    • geriatric education for EMS
    • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)
    • Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP)

The program is fully accredited by the Canadian Medical Association. Your curriculum aligns with primary care paramedic roles and responsibilities outlined in the National Occupational Competency Profiles (NOCP) for the Paramedic Practitioner of Canada. When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to write the provincial licensing exam for registration with the Saskatchewan College of Paramedics.

  • Lab and Simulation Training - The PCP program emphasizes hands-on learning. You’ll spend about one- third of your time in the classroom, one-third in practical labs and one-third in high-fidelity simulation. State-of-the- art simulation facilities use a wide range of scenarios to help you develop your critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Field Practicums - You’ll take the knowledge that you’ve learned in the classroom and put it to work with an emergency medical services (EMS) organization (usually ambulance service) to learn about policies, procedures and documentation; conduct independent patient assessments; and provide treatment using ambulance equipment.
  • Clinical Practicums - During your hospital-based practicum, you’ll conduct independent patient assessments and use hospital equipment to provide treatment. You’ll also learn about hospital policies, procedures and documentation.

Locations: La Ronge Campus

Click here for Entrance Requirements, Dates & Tuition

Entrance Requirements: Grade 12

Location:  La Ronge Campus
Start/End dates: September 5, 2017 – June 30, 2018
Number of weeks: 41
Capacity: 15
Tuition: To Be Determined
Books: To Be Determined

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Head Office

Box 1000
Air Ronge, SK
S0J 3G0

Phone: (306) 425-4480
Toll Free: 1-888-311-1185
Fax: (306) 425-3002
La Ronge Campus
(Central Region)

Box 509
La Ronge, SK
S0J 1L0

Phone: (306) 425-4353
Fax: (306) 425-2696
Buffalo Narrows Campus
(Western Region)

Box 190
Buffalo Narrows, SK
S0M 0J0

Phone: (306) 235-1765
Fax: (306) 235-4346
Creighton Campus
(Eastern Region)

Box 400
Creighton, SK
S0P 0A0

Phone: (306) 688-8838
Fax: (306) 688-7710
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