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Community Paramedic Technician (BP/EP) Advanced Technical Certificate

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

The Community Paramedic Technician navigates and establishes systems to better serve the citizens of their communities. They help individuals and communities overcome barriers that prevent them from accessing and benefiting from health services. They serve as advocates, facilitators, liaisons, community brokers and resource coordinators. Community Paramedic Technicians also trained as direct service providers which will ensure basic and advanced levels of care appropriate to prevention, emergencies, evaluation, triage, disease management, and basic oral and mental health.

Prerequisite: Currently certified as a Paramedic without experience or an AEMT with two (2) years of full-time service as an AEMT, or its part-time equivalent.

 

Award Outcomes

Explain the scope of service for the role of the Community Paramedic Technician (CPT)

Differentiate between the role of the Community Paramedic Technician, traditional community health care workers and the emergency medical personnel

Demonstrate knowledge and skills required to perform clinical interventions

Evaluate treatment and referral programs according to policies and protocols

Evaluate the characteristics of health in the community

Identify relevant health and welfare services

Characterize the role of the CP as a liaison between patients, health and welfare service providers and community advocates

Career Opportunities

Job opportunities are available in any organization that provides community health care, emergency medical services, and public health.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 11 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
EMSV2001Role Advocacy and Outreach

3

EMSV2005Community Assessment

2

EMSV2011Care and Prevention Development Strategies

4

EMSV2025Care Coordination Practicum

1

EMSV2035Core Concepts in Primary Care

1

General Education Required 0 Credits

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General Education Elective 0 Credits

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Technical Studies Elective 0 Credits

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Total Advanced Technical Certificate Credits 11

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Semester Sequence

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
EMSV2001Role Advocacy and Outreach

3

EMSV2011Care and Prevention Development Strategies

4

Total Credits  7

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
EMSV2005Community Assessment

2

EMSV2025Care Coordination Practicum

1

EMSV2035Core Concepts in Primary Care

1

Total Credits  4

Graduation (11 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.

 

3/24/2021 : BP 7216 / EP 7215