Becoming a paramedic with community paramedic (P-CP) endorsement

 
A paramedic with community paramedic (P-CP) endorsement is an individual who has a current EMS provider certificate at the paramedic level issued by the department and is endorsed to perform an expanded set of medical acts in a licensed community integrated health care service (CIHCS) setting, as defined in section 17 of the Chapter Two Rules Pertaining to EMS Practice and Medical Director Oversight.
 
Initial endorsement requirements
An applicant for the paramedic with community paramedic endorsement must log in to their OATH account and do the following:
  • Provide a current IBSC card.
  • Provide a certificate of completion from an accredited paramedic training center or an accredited college or university.
  • Submit an initial application for the paramedic with community paramedic endorsement OR
  • Submit a P-CP add-on application if already certified.
Renewal endorsement requirements
A renewal applicant for the paramedic with community paramedic endorsement must log in to their OATH account and do the following:
  • Provide a current IBSC card.
  • Submit a renewal application for EMS provider certification at the paramedic level with community paramedic endorsement.
 
Please consult the IBSC website for more information on the IBSC exam and requirements.