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Community Paramedic
  • Class Time: Day
  • Semester: Fall or Spring Semester
  • Campus: Eden Prairie Campus
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Overview

The Community Paramedic 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 benefitting from health services. They serve as advocates, facilitators, liaisons, community brokers and resource coordinators. Community Paramedics 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.

Skills Required

Prerequisite: Currently certified as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-P) and have two (2) years of full-time service as an EMT-P, or its part-time equivalent.

 

Job Outlook

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