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Community Paramedic Technician (CPT)
Date(s): Monday, May 9, 2022 -
Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: ITV
One in-person Skills Lab day,
Location TBD
Cost: $995.00 (FEE Includes - Textbook, LMS, FISDAP, Background Check, 1 Clinical Shirt)
Instructor: MobileCE Faculty
Phone: 207-347-1128
E-mail Address: russellde@unitedambulance.net
Comments: Program Tuition Includes: Text, LMS, FISDAP, Background Check, 1 Clinical Shirt


Class Description: Community Paramedic Technician (CPT):

Course Overview

The community paramedicine technician program is designed to educate experienced ALS providers with the required skills needed to function within the community paramedicine program. Program topics will include high-risk patient populations, community resources, chronic disease management, the pathophysiology of disease, and lab techniques and tests. The program is built on 3 pillars:

Transitioning from Advanced EMT or Paramedic to Community Paramedicine Technician
Transitioning from Emergent to Preventive Care
Clinical Training
The purpose of this outline is to provide a list of the community paramedicine technician topics to be covered in a community paramedicine technician education curriculum. A community paramedicine technician program must be flexible in design to assist in closing gaps within the healthcare system. Through standards, community paramedicine curriculums will enable EMS providers to be educated at the appropriate level to serve their local communities.

Topic areas for the Community Paramedicine Technician education include but are not limited to:

Introduction to Mobile Integrated Healthcare and Community Paramedicine
Development and Implantation of Community Paramedicine / Mobile Integrated Health Programs
Community Needs Assessment
Communication
Anatomy and Pathology Review
Pharmacology
Chronic Disease Management
Special Populations
Mental Health
Patient Assessments
Plan of care
Immunizations
Hospice and Palliative Care
Nutrition
General Comments: This program prepares students for career opportunities in the areas of Community Paramedicine, health prevention, health behavior, and disease prevention. Students learn a variety of skills and strategies that will provide them with necessary proficiency to improve population health in diverse settings. The program focuses on the social and behavioral determinate of health and disease across the lifespan, with a particular emphasis on health disparities. Following successful completion of 88 hours, 48 didactic and 40 clinical, graduates are qualified to assist with the planning, implementing, and evaluation of programs that address health disparities that are intended to improve the health of diverse populations.
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