May 29, 2020
This course provides training for students who are already Paramedics with 2 years of experience to become Community Paramedics. They will learn new ways to be proactive in helping community residents maintain good health in order to provide a safe alternative to ambulance transport.
Community Paramedics evaluate community services, identify gaps in service, and navigate systems to better serve the citizens of their community and decrease emergency visits in their particular community. They help individuals and communities to overcome barriers which prevent them from accessing and benefitting from health services. They serve as community brokers and resource coordinators.
CCBC Credential: Students will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).
Licensed Paramedic with a minimum of 2 years of experience
Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.
Program Course Sequence
1. Mental Health First Aid: AHL 932 (Prerequisite)
- Book provided and included in course costs
2. Community Paramedic Course: AHL 930
- Tuition/Fees: $1318 (Tuition-$110/Fees-$1208
Program Contact Information
Essex, HTEC 013
Essex, HTEC 001
Financial Aid and Payment Options
Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities
Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Local Office of Workforce Development