Final Days to Register for the CONNECT Community Paramedic Academy

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Sign up today!

Only 5 seats remain open for the CONNECT Community Paramedic Academy as of March 30, 2017.

Join us for this 40 hour introductory course will help you transform from your current role in EMS, into a Community Paramedic.

Open to EMTs, AEMTs and Paramedics.

Introduction to Community Paramedicine 

Learn how to become a community paramedic from one of the longest running community paramedic programs in the country! Students will learn the expanded patient assessment techniques and therapeutic skills necessary to help your patients in this new role. Limited seating available. Sign up today to join the ranks of these EMS pioneers!

Course Topics:

  • Introduction to community paramedicine
  • The community paramedic patient assessment
  • The transtheoretical model of change
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Chronic disease management
  • Mental health 
  • Providing social support
  • Patient navigation essentials
  • Working as a patient advocate
  • Community paramedic operations

Register soon! Only 18 seats available to outside organizations.

Tuition: $995

Dates: April 24-28, 2017. Class runs from 0830-1630 each day. 

Funds raised go to support the CONNECT Community Paramedic Program in Pittsburgh.


Click here to register.

The program will be held at the office of the Emergency Medical Services Institute (EMSI) located at 1002 Church Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA  15205.

Select Nearby Hotels

Courtyard Pittsburgh Airport, 5100 Campbells Run Road (412-788-4404) approximately 1 mile from EMSI —

Holiday Inn Express, 5311 Campbells Run Road (412-788-8400) approximately 2 miles EMSI —

Spring Hill Suites Pittsburgh Airport, 239 Summit Park Drive (412-494-9446) approximately 3 miles from EMSI —

Fairfield Inn & Suites, 1004 Suterland Drive (412-859-9070) approximately 3 miles from EMSI —