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“The Swiss Army Knife of Public Health” Community Paramedicine in NC

“The Swiss Army Knife of Public Health” Community Paramedicine in NC

Does your EMS agency face familiar faces, avoidable transports, and gaps in access to care for
certain populations? Community paramedicine is a branch of EMS that focuses on preventive
health care, navigation of community resources to connect individuals to social services, and
much more. Community paramedics receive training in a variety of skills sets outside of the
traditional 911 service. These skills include chaplain services, hospice care, health literacy training,
digital literacy training, and public health outreach.

Topics include:

Medication inventory + Reconciliation (1)
Telehealth + Digital literacy (2)
Patient Assessment vs. Patient Needs Assessment (2)
Social Drivers of Health (3)
Community Needs Assessment (1)
Chronic disease management (3)
Developing plan of care (1)
Hospice + Palliative care (1)
Pharmacology + Immunizations (1)
NC Program Examples (1)

Attention Public Safety Personnel: For students registering for the first time in a Davidson-Davie Community College class that may be eligible for a fee waiver contact our registration office directly at (336) 224-4545 and provide name, address, etc., class information and the public safety agency you are affiliated with.

This training is provided by 911 eLearning Solutions. Students will receive an email from 911elearning on the first day of class with directions for logging into the online classroom. Any students registering after the start date should expect to receive the instruction email within 2 business days.

Contact Info: Dustin Gardner at Dustin_Gardner@DavidsonDavie.edu or 336-224-4809

Course Offerings:

Course Code: EMS-3200HW-B1
Hours: 9
Location: ONLINE
Start Date: July 01, 2023
End Date: November 30, 2023
Notes: Review Quiz must be Completed By 11/27/23, 11:59pm