Paramedic

Cambrian’s experienced faculty will train you to safely and efficiently handle the rigors of this fast-paced and often very intense profession that is also extremely rewarding.

Courses focus on basic patient care, with supporting subjects in high acuity pathologies, biological sciences, humanities and EMS services. Clinical practice, planned concurrently with classes, emphasizes emergency care procedures. You will learn how to prevent or reduce complications in the care of the sick and injured during the pre-hospital phase of patient care. In addition to providing emergency medical care, you will be trained to identify and correct potential health and safety hazards.

You will have a rotation of clinical placement in area hospitals and in-town and out-of-town ambulance services. You must be prepared to cover the cost incurred in clinical and preceptorship in-town and out-of-town. You must be Educationally Certified by a provincial Medical Direction prior to preceptorship. You will be required to cover this cost.

Space in this program is limited.

What's in it for you?

Career outcomes*

  • Paramedic with ambulance services in Ontario, other provinces in Canada, or internationally

Average Salaries*

Across these career outcomes, salaries in Canada range from:

$26,000 to $57,500

Accreditations

  • Cambrian's program accreditation status is honoured by Accreditation Canada.

    Certified Paramedic by the Ministry of Health, Emergency Health Services Branch, Ontario

Extensive hands-on training in the safe transport of ill and injured patients through simulated drills and a clinical placement at a hospital or with an ambulance service.

Plan your future

Program starts

Fall 2020

Learning options

  • Full-Time

Minimum technology requirements

  • Regular access to a computer with a reliable Internet connection
  • Web cam and headset
  • Personal computer
  • Windows 8, 8.1, or 10 operating system
  • Web browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
  • Apple Mac
  • OS X operating system
  • Web browser: Firefox or Safari

You’ll be accessing industry-standard software as part of your program. Your program coordinator and IT will set you up with access on your computer or within our campus labs. If you have any questions about these technology requirements, please email info@cambriancollege.ca or call (705) 566-8101, ext. 7303.

For a full list of how your program will be delivered click here.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Cambrian College has implemented a BYOD policy to ensure a rich and flexible learning experience. Learn more about BYOD by clicking here.

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