Health Career Profiles

Critical Care Paramedic (CCP)

Career Description

Advanced Care Paramedics (ACPs) who have completed a set number of hours in the field are able to pursue the CCP designation and further their knowledge in the field of Paramedicine. CCPs typically focus on patient transfers as opposed to responding to distress calls.

Licensing Requirements

This career is regulated by the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness. To work as a paramedic in Nova Scotia, an individual must register with and receive a certificate from Emergency Health Services.

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