Primary Care Paramedic Diploma Program

Oxford College is proud to be one of the few private post-secondary institutions in Canada to offer a comprehensive and specialized Primary Care Paramedic Diploma Program. A paramedic must have the qualities needed to work in a stressful, high-pressure environment, including quick decision-making, excellent teamwork and communication skills and a cool, calm demeanour. Our 60-week program provides the hands-on training required to work for hospitals, private ambulance services, trauma centres, fire departments and more.

Throughout the program, you’ll gain a complete knowledge of how to provide emergency care in a crisis, including:

  • Assessing injuries, medical illnesses and trauma and administering prompt pre-hospital emergency care
  • Establishing and maintaining intravenous (IV) treatments, administering medication, assessing and treating respiratory, stress and overdose emergencies
  • Transporting patients by air, land or water to hospitals and/or medical facilities
  • Collaborating with dispatchers, hospital staff, emergency personnel and family members
  • Maintaining ambulances and emergency care equipment and supplies
  • Assisting hospital staff with triage and/or treatment, when needed
  • And much more!

We listen to what employers in the field tell us and regularly update our curriculum to reflect the changes and challenges in the field of emergency paramedic care. That means you’ll graduate with the diploma, relevant skills and extensive training that today’s employers demand. Use our online form to contact us today!

At Oxford College, you’ll receive:

  • Skill-building and hands-on training that help prepare you for an exciting new career path
  • Quality education provided by expert instructors with experience in their field
  • A supportive and inclusive learning environment with students who share your commitment and interests
  • Lifelong career services that include resume and cover-letting writing assistance, employment search strategies, networking tips and more

Use our online form to get more information about our Primary Care Paramedic Diploma Program, including admissions requirements, financial aid options, program lengths and more. We’ll show you how easily you can put yourself on the path to a promising career in a field you love!

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