This three-term Ontario College Graduate Certificate program, accredited by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), is designed to train CURRENT PRIMARY CARE PARAMEDICS (PCP) in all aspects of advanced care paramedicine. Students build on their existing knowledge and skills to develop greater critical-thinking processes, increased leadership qualities, and master advanced skills in respiratory care, cardiac care, pharmacology, trauma care, obstetrics and pediatrics care and medical emergencies.
Graduates are eligible to write the provincially administered Advanced Care Paramedic Examination and, if successful, may be employed as advanced care paramedics in Ontario. Graduates may also find employment in other jurisdictions across North America. Opportunities may arise in aeromedical transport, critical care, hospital emergency rooms, emergency management and education.