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Advanced Care Paramedic

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
The NAIT Paramedic program provides you with the advanced-care skills necessary to treat a variety of medical emergencies. You'll learn how to diagnose and treat patients in a variety of situations from cardiac care to pediatrics to pharmacology and large-scale trauma. As a paramedic, you'll be on the front line of Alberta's medical emergencies and be called upon to give treatment to those in critical need across the province. You'll also be called upon to assist hospital personnel with medical treatments if necessary; and aid in the triage of emergency patients .

Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
  • English 30-1 or 30-2
  • Math 10C or Pure Math 10 or Applied Math 10 or Math 13
  • Biology 30 or Science 30
  • Proof of current EMT (PCP) registration with the Alberta College of Paramedics
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Proof of EMT (PCP) certificate and transcript from the training institution
  • One of the following CPR certifications: Canadian Ski Patrol (CPR-C); Heart & Stroke Foundation (BLS for HCP (C), BLS, CPR-C); Lifesaving Society (CPR-C); Red Cross (CPR-C or HCP); St. John Ambulance (CPR-C or HCP); NAIT CPRS100 - Basic Life Support course
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Online Interview

There is a competitive entrance requirement for this program. Please see the program page for details.

Please see program page for additional requirements and considerations.

Transfer & Credit Options may be available, please see for more information.


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2021/08/01 to 2022/07/31*.

  • Tuition $6,090.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,450.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,010.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated July 26, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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