COMMUNITY PARAMEDICINE Micro-credential (featuring a bade with an icon of an an ambulance, medical cross, and three people)

Make a difference as a community paramedic

Community Paramedicine Recognition of Achievement program

Provide in-home, non-emergency health care to residents. Improve access to primary care while reducing emergency department visits and hospital assessments.

Program code CPMC
Credential Recognition of Achievement
Program Delivery Part-time
Program delivery method(s) Hybrid What does this mean?

Program information

Program description

The Community Paramedicine Micro-certificate is designed to provide experienced paramedics with in-depth skills and knowledge in community health and care coordination with an emphasis on patient advocacy and interprofessional practice. Graduates of the program demonstrate the ability to safely and competently care for a diverse patient population while working within a multidisciplinary team. Students engage in a variety of learning activities including but not limited to didactic instruction, case-based learning and student reflection, skills and simulation labs, and placement.

Community Paramedicine Micro-credential - completed badge (featuring an icon of an an ambulance, medical sign and three people)

What courses are included in the Community Paramedicine micro-credential?

Course offerings and equivalents

Currently available courses are linked below.

Please note, you must apply to the Community Paramedicine program before you can register into courses.

How do I apply to the Community Paramedicine program?

Submit an application and register on a course-by-course basis, paying as you go

To register for courses, you’ll need to create a Georgian College Lifelong Learning account and submit an application form.

  1. Complete the Community Paramedicine application form
  2. Once your application is submitted and approved, search for the course(s) you want to register in
  3. Add the course(s) to your cart and follow the prompts to checkout, payment and confirmation of enrolment

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Finance and fees

Are part-time students eligible for the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)?Georgian College Chevron

As a part-time student, you may be eligible for OSAP funding, depending on the number of courses you take per semester.

For more information about OSAP, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, visit the OSAP/financial aid webpage.

What is the cost of the program?Georgian College Chevron

As a part-time student, you can take one to three courses per semester, paying on a course-by-course basis.

For course fee information, select a course from the course information section of this page.

Online learning

What is an OntarioLearn (ODE) course?Georgian College Chevron

These courses are offered through OntarioLearn. Visit the OntarioLearn webpage to learn more.

OntarioLearn courses are set up as equivalents to the Georgian courses. You can choose to take the ODE courses or the Georgian courses.

When a Georgian course isn’t available to be delivered online, we’ve listed an OntarioLearn course in the delivery schedule. The majority of the Georgian courses have ODE equivalents set up. You can choose to take either course.

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

Can I transfer credits or prior life or work experience to fast track my studies?Georgian College Chevron

Previous postsecondary education: If you’ve completed courses, or some or all of a program, at another accredited postsecondary institution, you may be able to transfer all or some of your courses into a related program at Georgian.

Relevant work or life experience: If you have relevant work and/or life experience that relates to your program(s) of interest at Georgian, Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) is an academic credit option.

To learn more about transfer credit and PLAR, visit the Credit for Prior Learning webpage.

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