Algonquin College



Bring your leadership to the dynamic field of emergency medicine.
Graduates from this top-rated Paramedic Ontario College Diploma program are ready for success in the workforce. Paramedics fill a critical role in our health care system with employment opportunities in rural and urban paramedic services. This program combines applied and theoretical experiences to provide you with the necessary skills.
In this program you learn all aspects of emergency medicine, how to deal with emergencies, and develop the means to communicate with patients, family members and healthcare professionals. In the final term of the program, you get the chance to put your knowledge and skills into practice through a paramedic practicum experience. It is in this setting that you experience a wide variety of calls and are able to display proficiency working as a necessary member of a team. This 420-hour practicum provides you with the opportunity work and learn alongside active paramedics.
The program is delivered through:

in-class theory
online learning
practical/laboratory courses
high-fidelity simulation
hospital clinicals, and
At the conclusion of the program, you are able to write the Advanced Emergency Medical Care Attendant exam.
After graduating, you may be employed in Paramedic Services throughout Ontario and Canada. Graduates may also choose to continue their studies to obtain advanced training to practice at higher levels of paramedicine.
This program is well-suited for students who:

Are high academic achievers with proven postsecondary success.
Are mature individuals with excellent communication skills.
Possess strong leadership and time management skills.
Are looking for a professional career that is dynamic and challenging.
Are able to work effectively in challenging environments and in stressful situations.

Program Duration:
2 Years
Work Integrated Learning:
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
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