Limited seating is available for the CONNECT Community Paramedic Academy. This 40 hour introductory course will help you transform from your current role in EMS, into a Community Paramedic.
All levels of EMS certifications are encourage to attend.
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!
- 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.
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 — http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pitsr-courtyard-pittsburgh-airport-settlers-ridge/
Holiday Inn Express, 5311 Campbells Run Road (412-788-8400) approximately 2 miles EMSI — https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/pittsburgh/pitex/hoteldetail
Spring Hill Suites Pittsburgh Airport, 239 Summit Park Drive (412-494-9446) approximately 3 miles from EMSI — http://www.marriott.com/hotels/fact-sheet/travel/pitsh-springhill-suites-pittsburgh-airport/
Fairfield Inn & Suites, 1004 Suterland Drive (412-859-9070) approximately 3 miles from EMSI — http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pitwf-fairfield-inn-and-suites-pittsburgh-airport-robinson-township/