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Catalog 2016-17 
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Community Paramedic

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Program Description

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.

Program Outcomes

Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential: Students will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Career Opportunities:

Community Paramedic

Program Length

15-20 weeks

Program Requirements

Licensed Paramedic with a minimum of 2 years of experience

Application Process

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Program Course Sequence

1.  Mental Health First Aid: AHL 932 (Prerequisite)

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Book provided and included in course costs

2. Community Paramedic Course: AHL 930

  • Textbook/Materials: None

Program Costs

  • Tuition/Fees: $1318 (Tuition-$110/Fees-$1208

Program Contact Information


Kerry Cleaver                     



Essex, HTEC 013

Administrative Assistant:  

Nancy Laubach                 



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

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