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The Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology Diploma in Paramedic
The Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology

Diploma in Paramedic

Ottawa, Canada

2 Years


Full time

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Sep 2024

USD 14,196



Bring your leadership to the dynamic field of paramedicine.

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 all the necessary skills.

In this program you learn all aspects of Paramedicine, 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 can display proficiency working as a necessary member of a team. This 420-hour practicum provides you with the opportunity to work and learn alongside active paramedics.

The program is delivered through:

  • In-class theory
  • Online learning
  • Practical/laboratory courses
  • High-fidelity simulation
  • Hospital clinical, and
  • Practicums

After the program, you can write the Ontario 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.

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