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Paramedicine - Primary Care Paramedicine
Overview
  • One-year certificate
  • August entry date
  • Annual application deadline: January 15
  • Campuses:
    • Brandon, Manitoba
      Applications and supporting documents received for this location indicating an address outside of the Prairie Mountain Health Region will be cancelled and the application fee will not be refunded.
    • Winnipeg, Manitoba, Notre Dame Campus
    • Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Portage Campus
      Applications and supporting documents received for this location indicating an address outside of the Southern Health Region will be cancelled and the application fee will not be refunded
  • Clinical work experience and field practicum
  • Nationally accredited by the Canadian Medical Association
  • Recognized by the Canadian Forces
  • Graduates are eligible to challenge the provincial licensing exams for Technician-Paramedic (Tech-P)
  • Due to high demand, this funded program is open to Manitoba residents only. Applications received from non-Manitoba residents for this program will be cancelled and the application fee will not be refunded
  • Submission of evidence of current and completed immunizations and testing is required within 30 days of applying to this program. Some immunizations and tests may take up to seven months to complete.
  • If you have a criminal record you may not be able to complete this program. If you are listed on a Child Abuse Registry or Adult Abuse Registry you will not be able to complete this program. See Program Progression Requirements for more info. 

Description
This program provides you with the academic and clinical experience to work in the exciting and challenging field of emergency medical services. The program runs 11 months consecutively with a completion date in July/August.

The academic component will be delivered in class in Winnipeg and by eTV delivery to various remote locations throughout Manitoba. All students will be required to attend practical skills labs at the College's Notre Dame Campus in Winnipeg. Field practicum experience will be conducted in rural Manitoba and in Winnipeg.

This program will be based on the national occupational competency profile for Paramedicine - Primary Care Paramedicine, and will support employment opportunities in rural Manitoba.

This program has been recognized by the Canadian Forces. Visit http://cfo-oafc.accc.ca/search.php for recognition information.

For a panoramic view and more information on the Paramedicine -  Primary Care Paramedic Program please visit http://etvlabs.com/dev/PCPVirtualTour/pano.html

Red River College endeavours to provide the most current version of all program and course information on this website. The College reserves the right to modify or cancel any course, program, process, or procedure without notice or prejudice. Fees may change without notice.