Community Paramedicine

Upcoming Programs

FST3043/6043: Community Paramedicine

Course Flyer

  • 3-Day Residency: March 18 – 20, 2019
  • 3 credit course
  • 1-credit option available: $459, for Ohio residents (and IN / KY reciprocity areas)

This course is designed to examine best practices in Community Paramedicine, including Quick Response Teams visiting homes of those saved by Narcan. Fire/EMS agencies are finding unique solutions to combat the issues that our communities face daily, including heroin overdoses and frequent 911 calls.

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Lead the change in your community! Join UC Fire Science for a free seminar and panel discussions on community paramedicine, including topics like quick response teams, safe station programs, and local hospital partnerships.

  • Continuing Education certificates of attendance will be issued
  • No charge for attendance
  • No RSVP required

Center for Addication Treatment
830 Ezzard Charles Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45214

8:30 am – noon

Past Programs

Fall 2018 Online Course Examples of Student Reflection Papers

March 14, 2018 Interview

  • Interview with Shana Merrick, MSW, LSW, CDCA, member of Colerain Township Quick Response Team (QRT)
    Director of Adolescent & Prevention Services, Addiction Services Council, 2828 Vernon Place, Cincinnati, OH 45219

March 12, 2018 - Community Paramedicine/Quick Response Team Panel Discussions

One-week Class Content 

Crawfordsville Fire Department
100 South Water Street
Crawfordsville, Indiana 47933
Administrative (765) 362-1277
Direct line (765) 307-2573
Fax (765) 364-5198

2017 News Coverage

WVXU Radio Interview about community paramedicine with Assistant Fire Chief Will Mueller, Colerain Township and Larry Bennett, UC fire science (April 5, 2017)

WVXU Interview about community paramedicine 

March 16, 2017 seminar at Colerain Township - Quick Response Teams

March 21, 2016 residency class
Location: Boy Scouts of America


  • Lisa Connor, Internal Training Coordinadtor, Talbert House
  • Jennifer S. Bieger, Senior Manager, Unite Way
  • Kurt L. Reiber, President & CEO, Freestore Foodbank



March 21, 2016 residency class (first day speakers)


March 24, 2016

10 lecture videos (see list of speakers for their subject matters)

  • Dr. Joseph Khan, When To Call Medical Control (Lecture 15)
  • Laurie Petrie, Council On Aging Of SW Ohio (Lecture 16)
  • Lauren Stenger, Fall Prevention (Lecture 22)
  • Dr. Jim Augustine & Jim Davis, Best Practices: Atlanta Airport and Columbus FD (Lecture 25 & 24)
  • Matt Simmons,Troy Fire Department (Lecture 14)
  • Paul Miller & Dr. Joshua Krumenacker, Crawfordsville Fire Department (Lecture 21)
  • Kurt Reiber, Freestore Foodbank; Jennifer Bieger, United Way; Lisa Connor, Talbert House (Lecture 17)
  • Maureen Curl, Congestive Heart Failure (Lecture 23)
  • Kate Scheben, High Risk Patients (Lecture 19)
  • Chava Urecki, Mental Health (Lecture 18)


Community Paramedicine - Social Services  (3 hours)
September 27, 2013
(seminar not video recorded)

Community Paramedicine - Best Practices (6 hours)
July 12, 2013 

Videos & PowerPoint slides:

March 27, 2013 - Community Paramedicine Kick-off (3 hours)