Community Paramedic Program Handbook

Western Eagle county Health Services District,
North Central EMS Institute

The handbook is designed to be used by paramedic services or a community as a planning guide to develop a Community Paramedic program. It is a comprehensive resource that includes information on:

  • Planning to Plan
  • Assessing Program Feasibility
  • Considering State Regulations
  • Making the Internal Commitment
  • Securing Key Partner Commitment
  • Determining how to Provide Medical Direction
  • Assessing Community Needs
  • Determining Program Scope
  • Services to Provide
  • Developing Personnel
  • Budgeting
  • Engaging the Community
  • Developing Policies and Procedures
  • Planning and Implementing Training
  • Developing an Evaluation Plan
  • Beginning Operations
  • Evaluating the Pilot Phase