Oxford College’s Primary Care Paramedic program equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge to work in this dynamic profession. As one of the few private postsecondary institutions in Canada that offers this program, Oxford College brings you unparalleled specialized training.
As a primary care paramedic worker, you will administer pre-hospital emergency medical care to patients with injuries or medical illnesses and transport them to hospitals or other medical facilities for further medical care. Through hands-on learning, students will develop critical-thinking and decision-making skills to effectively deal with medical emergencies. Students will also be trained to communicate with patients, family members, and other healthcare professionals in a professional and compassionate manner.
Graduates are employed by private ambulance services, hospitals, fire departments, government departments and agencies, manufacturing firms, mining companies, and other private sector establishments. Paramedics who are supervisors are included in this unit group.
Upon completion of the program, graduates may find employment as: