Paramedic grads score 100% pass rate on provincial exam

Posted on Tuesday September 6, 2016

For the 12th consecutive year, Cambrian College’s Paramedic graduates have obtained a 100% success rate on their provincial certification exam, which is the final step to be registered to work in the field of paramedicine in Ontario.

Cambrian College Paramedic students practice their skills.
Cambrian College Paramedic graduates have earned a 100% pass rate on their provincial exams for the 12th consecutive year.

Dan Draper, who is the Dean of the School of Emergency Services, and Derek McKinnon, who is the Paramedic program coordinator, wish to congratulate all of the 2016 graduates for their dedication to success and for preparing themselves effectively for this challenging exam. McKinnon and Draper also observed that this tradition of success is possible thanks to the excellent efforts of committed Cambrian professors, technicians, and staff members.

Recent graduates of the Paramedic program find employment as primary care paramedics. Cambrian also offers an Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) graduate certificate program to prepare students for careers as advanced land or flight paramedics. Unique among Ontario Colleges, the flight component of Cambrian’s ACP program provides graduates with increased opportunities for employment. Ontario’s air ambulance service, ORNGE, partnered with Cambrian to create this program and recently hired eight ACP graduates to serve northern Ontario communities.

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Media contacts:
Dan Draper
Dean, School of Health Sciences, Nursing and Emergency Services
705-566-8101, ext. 7656

Lynn Bulloch
Communications Officer
705-566-8101, ext. 6375


Cambrian welcomes new and returning students Sept. 6-7

Posted on Friday September 2, 2016

Cambrian College’s Orientation Week kicks into high gear on Tuesday, Sept. 6, and the College has planned an energizing assortment of academic, social and cultural events designed with student success and student life in mind.

On Tuesday, all …

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