Primary Care Paramedic

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Paramedics administer emergency medical care to patients with injuries or illnesses and transport them to hospitals for further medical care. As one of the few private post-secondary schools to offer this program in Ontario, Oxford College brings you unparalleled specialized training.

Oxford College Paramedic Program Focus:

Through hands-on learning, you will develop critical-thinking and decision-making skills to effectively deal with medical emergencies and will also learn to communicate with patients and other healthcare professionals in a professional and compassionate manner. At Oxford College you will have the opportunity to learn how to:

  • Assess the extent of injuries of trauma victims
  • Assess illness of patients with respiratory disease and stress, overdose and poisoning victims
  • Administer emergency care to patients such as oxygen therapy, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), spinal immobilization, bandaging and splinting
  • Establish intravenous treatment (IV), apply adjunctive equipment for ventilation and circulation complications, administer medications and provide other advanced emergency treatment to patients
  • Work with ambulance dispatchers, hospital staff, police, firefighters and family members to ensure relevant information is collected and proper treatment is administered
  • Document and record the nature of injuries and illnesses and the treatment that has been provided
  • Maintain ambulance and emergency care equipment and supplies

Contact Oxford College today to get detailed course information about the Paramedic program as well as admission requirements, tuition fees, class schedule, career and job placement information.

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The Paramedic program is available at the following locations:

  • Burlington, Ontario
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Peterborough, Ontario
  • Scarborough, Ontario
  • Toronto Ontario
 

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