Police and Public Safety Institute (Ottawa Campus)
Field of Study:
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
This intense, three-term Ontario College Graduate Certificate program, accredited by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), is designed to train CURRENT PRIMARY CARE PARAMEDICS (PCP) in all aspects of advanced care paramedicine. Students build on their existing knowledge and skills to develop greater critical thought processes, increased leadership qualities, and master advanced skills in respiratory care, cardiac care, pharmacology, trauma care, obstetrics and pediatrics care and medical emergencies.
A community college Paramedic diploma or equivalent. An Advanced Emergency Medical Care Attendant Certificate (A-EMCA) in good standing, as recognized by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Emergency Health Services Branch, Ontario. Applicants with pending status are eligible to apply. All applicants must pass a written examination through our Assessment Centre, for which a fee of $40 (subject to change) will be charged. Applicants with more than 1,000 hours of paramedic (PCP) work experience (where references may be verified) and who have obtained a minimum mark of 70% have an additional 10% of their mark added to their selection examination grade. Applicants must possess an Ontario Class “F” driver's licence or equivalent prior to the start of classes. Applicants with International transcripts must provide proof of either: TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT) – Overall 88, with minimum of 22 in each section; OR IELTS-International English Language Testing Service – Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band. Accepted applicants must submit a Health Assessment Form and provide an Immunization certificate prior to entry into the program. Applicants must submit proof of mask fit testing quantitative only. Applicants are required to submit a recent Police Records Check.
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.