Our Primary Care Paramedic program is where your faith meets your career. Begin your year with us by engaging in scripture to build the foundation for your medical education. Then complete your First Medical Responder course and Primary Care Paramedic course with Professional Medical Associates.
Our on-campus program allows you the benefit of community life including chapel, small group, athletics and other co-curricular activities.
We are pleased to offer our program in partnership with Professional Medical Associates. Professional Medical Associates has been providing education for EMS Professionals for over 25 years with unprecedented rates of success at all levels including accreditation for our PCP (Primary Care Paramedic) and ACP (Advanced Care Paramedic) programs through Accreditation Canada.
FMR/PCP textbooks are provided and costs are included in the program fee. Costs not included in the fees:
• Costs associated with practicum such as travel, food and lodging
• Criminal Record Check (CRC) with vulnerable sector selected
• Stethoscope (Approximately $105 for the correct type)
• Uniforms are provided during the PCP program (one pants, one shirt). Students will need to cover the costs for boots (black, CSA approved, steel toed), belt, and stethoscope.
• ACP FMR exam
• ACP PCP exam
• ACP FMR Registration Fee
• ACP PCP Registration Fee
There is no tuition refund for the FMR or PCP course after beginning the specific course. All PC course refunds will follow refund policies as outlined in the PC Academic Guide.
Applicants should be aware that it is not possible to get a Provincial or Canada student loan to help cover the cost of the one year PCP program.
Graduates of this program receive a Certificate in Ministry from Prairie College and a Primary Care Paramedic Certificate from Professional Medical Associates.
Fall Semester – Term 1
HF 110 Written Composition (1.5 credits)
OT 112 Reading the Torah (3 credits)
ST 100 The Christian Life (3 credits)
Fall Semester – Term 2
HF 110 Written Composition (1.5 credits)
NT 112 Reading the Gospels & Acts (3 credits)
TH 105 Theology in Vocation (3 credits)
Winter Semester – Term 1
First Medical Responder Course
Winter Semester – Term 2
Primary Care Paramedic Course
We cannot guarantee that practicum sites will be available in the Three Hills vicinity. Practicum length varies dependent on the call volume and student aptitude. Practicum completion is based on competency, not merely fulfilling a prescribed amount of hours.
After our one-year program, students will have completed 15 credits of Bible classes, the First Medical Responder (FMR) course and the Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) course.
Graduates are eligible to complete the Provincial registry examination process and apply for registration with the Alberta College of Paramedics (ACP).
Our graduates can continue their training and become an Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP).
In addition to our regular Admissions requirements, students must meet the following post-acceptance requirements prior to enrolling:
Note: We will only accept applications for admission from Canadians or Permanent Residents for the Primary Care Paramedic program. The reason for this is transferability of licenses, and the probable unavailability of post-grad visas for this 1-year program. If you are interested in this program and are from a country other than Canada please feel free to contact admissions at email@example.com for more information.
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