The Community Paramedic navigates and establishes systems to better serve the citizens of their communities. They help individuals and communities overcome barriers that prevent them from accessing and benefitting from health services. They serve as advocates, facilitators, liaisons, community brokers and resource coordinators. Community Paramedics also trained as direct service providers which will ensure basic and advanced levels of care appropriate to prevention, emergencies, evaluation, triage, disease management, and basic oral and mental health. For additional information, please go to: http://www.hennepintech.edu/customizedtraining/cts/44 Prerequisite: Currently certified as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-P) and have two (2) years of full-time service as an EMT-P, or its part-time equivalent.
Emergency Medical Services
Advanced Technical Certificate
Credits: Total Advanced Technical Certificate Credits 12
Award Outcomes: |
Job opportunities are available in any organization that provides community health care, emergency medical services, and public health.
|Technical Studies Required: 12 Credits|
Role Advocacy and Outreach 2
Community Assessment 2
Care and Prevention Development Strategies 3
Community Paramedic Clinicals 5
|Technical Studies Electives: 0 Credits|
|General Education Required: 0 Credits|
|General Education Electives: 0 Credits|