Community Paramedicine: Reaching into the community

Event Details
Thursday, June 10, 2021
11:00am CST
Host: 
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

Community Paramedicine is an emerging model that complements the typical roles of emergency medical services (EMS) providers. It allows for EMS providers to become partners in public health and community health care delivery. It is a bridge program between different care settings. In this webinar, participants will learn about Community Paramedicine and its applications. The importance of a data focus will be discussed along with key implementation and sustainment strategies. Participants will receive Community Paramedicine resources for future use and see how a Community Paramedicine program can be the connector for their patients. 

Objectives:

  • Gain knowledge of Community Paramedicine and its applications 
  • Understand the role data plays in a Community Paramedicine program 
  • Become aware of key strategies to implement and sustain a Community Paramedicine program

Presenters: 

  • Nicole Clement, Program Specialist – The National Rural Health Resource Center, Duluth Minnesota
  • Joel Beiswenger, President and CEO - Tri County Health Care, Wadena Minnesota 
  • Jonah Thompson, CP-C - Allegheny Health Network, Pennsylvania 

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $911,531 with 0 percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.