Paramedics administer pre-hospital emergency medical care to patients with injuries or medical illnesses and transport them to hospitals or other medical facilities for further medical care. They are employed by private ambulance services, hospitals, fire departments, government departments and agencies, manufacturing firms, mining companies and other private sector establishments. (National Occupational Classification)
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The University of Manitoba does not offer the specialized training required to become a Paramedic. Please view the links on this page for more information about training and employment. If you are a University of Manitoba student who would like assistance determining an education plan that suits your unique occupational goals, speak with a Career Consultant.
The University of Manitoba does offer occupational testing (physical fitness assessment) for paramedic agencies. See 'Other Links' below for more information.
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Information for foreign-trained paramedics - Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials
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Date modified: August 21, 2019