Introduction to Community Paramedic (EMT100)
1.0 Semester Hours
Introduction to Community Paramedic examines the work of community paramedics as members of a distinct community that works in collaboration with local Public Health agencies in order to assess and evaluate community services and systems in order to identify gaps in services between the community and healthcare systems and services. The Community Paramedic navigates and establishes systems to better serve citizens. They are 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. This course serves as an introduction to the Certified Community Paramedic curriculum.