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Advanced Care Paramedic - Graduate Certificate

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  • Objectives
    This graduate certificate program will provide Primary Care Paramedic graduates with advanced training in assessments and treatments, including more pharmacology, advanced airway and cardiac treatments. This program provides a unique opportunity for paramedics to continue working while furthering their education, emphasizing flexible, accessible, lifelong learning.
  • Entry requirements
    Primary Care Paramedic graduates with advanced training in assessments and treatments
  • Academic Title
    Advanced Care Paramedic - Graduate Certificate
  • Course description
    Semester 1
    # APG7100   -   035   -   Professional Responsibilities / ACP

    In this course, students will become knowledgeable regarding the role of the Advanced Care Paramedic as it relates to medico-legal aspects, legislation, decision-making, ethics, role within the health care team, written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal relationships.

    # APG7110   -   050   -   Pharmacology, Physiology & Patho

    In this course, students will review pharmacology, physiology, and pathophysiology. Emphasis will be placed on medications administered by the ACP as well as parenteral administration of fluids. Physiology and pathophysiology related to the disorders of hemodynamics and shock, respiratory function, cardiovascular function, brain function, and trauma as well as specific obstetrical and pediatric complications will be addressed and the skills practised in a laboratory setting.

    # APG7115   -   080   -   Advanced Assessment & Treatment I

    In this course, students will gain knowledge and practical laboratory skills related to the advanced assessment and treatment of patients with respiratory and cardiovascular disorders. Emphasis will be placed on knowledge and skills of the ACP level as well as medication, reporting and documentation, specific to these types of disorders.

    # APG7120   -   080   -   Advanced Assessment & Treatment II

    In this course, students will gain knowledge and practical laboratory skills related to the advanced assessment and treatment of patients with disorders of the brain, traumatic injuries as well as paediatric and obstetrical presentations. Emphasis will be placed on knowledge and skills of the ACP as well as medication, reporting and documentation, specific to these specific types of disorders.

    Semester 2

    # APG7188   -   240   -   ACP Clinical Experience

    In this course, students will apply advanced knowledge and skills acquired within the classroom and laboratory settings to the hospital clinical environment. Experiences will be gained in a variety of settings, which will enable the students to become competent in the attainment of advanced skills.

    Semester 3
    # APG7288   -   400   -   ACP Clinical Experience

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