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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5017N
First Term: 2020 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 8
CIP Code: 51.0904

Instructional Council: Emergency Medical Technology/Fire Science Technology (54)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as
29-2041.00 Paramedicine



Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Community Health Paramedicine is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and ability to synthesize standard of care and expanded scope of practice with comprehensive assessment, diagnostic technology, patient advocacy, ethical and professional behaviors, to practice patient-centered evidence-based paramedicine in the community setting. This certificate prepares students for a community health paramedic credential.


Learning Outcomes
1. Synthesize Community Paramedicine standard of care and expanded scope of practice to perform comprehensive patient assessment. (PME291)
2. Demonstrate patient advocacy within the Community Paramedicine standard of care and expanded scope of practice. (PME291)
3. Demonstrate ethical and professional behaviors consistent with the Community Paramedicine standard of care and expanded scope of practice. (PME291)
4. Synthesize Community Paramedicine standard of care and expanded scope of practice to perform a differential diagnosis (PME291)
5. Synthesize Community Paramedicine standard of care and expanded scope of practice to manage medical conditions, behavioral health, end of life situations, special needs, and home health care. (PME291)
6. Navigate social service resources and referrals as part of the management plan. (PME291)
7. Utilize types of health information technology. (PME291)
Program Notes
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses required within the program.


Required Courses
PME291 Community Health Paramedicine 8
Credits: 8

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: October 22, 2019

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.





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