A New Way of Thinking and a Key Role
Accredited colleges and universities will drive the Community Paramedic Program—not just institutions with EMS training programs, but any institution with connections to rural and remote communities.
The Community Healthcare and Emergency Cooperative (CHEC) developed a standardized curriculum that colleges in any state, province or nation can customize for their own certification program. The curriculum features these phases:
A Catalyst for New Careers
The Community Paramedic Program introduces appealing career options for future and current EMS professionals. Given the structure of the training, students can enter the program at different points, including:
Participating colleges and graduating students will register with the North Central EMS Institute (NCEMSI), which maintains a Community Paramedic registry and central clearinghouse for job opportunities.
Join the Movement
CHEC will help institutions collaborate with prospective partners to make the Community Paramedic Program a reality.
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North Central EMS Institute
P.O. Box 2286
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56302