Paramedics respond when people are in distress and provide emergency care.
Paramedicine education programs must meet standards and teach to the requirements set by the College.
All regulated members must adhere to the College’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
Continuing competence fosters individual improvement and growth of professional practice. The CC cycle follows the renewal year.
There are four types of applications you can fill out to become registered or change your registration status.
Practitioners must be registered in one of three registers: General, Provisional and Courtesy.
Practitioners must fulfill the registration requirements to hold an active practice permit.
The registration exams for Alberta registration are now offered by COPR.
Reinstatement is for former members who want to reinstate their practice permits.
The paramedicine profession, in Alberta, is regulated in accordance with the Health Professions Act, Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
Practice Guidelines provide additional guidance around the provision of certain clinical skills and activities.
Click here for Continuing Competence Forms, Mental Health Resources and information about the Dress Uniform.
It is the professional obligation of regulated members to self-report any breaches in their own conduct.
To report a complaint, access the Public/Patient and/or Employer’s Complaint forms.
Regulated members must maintain professional boundaries with their patients.
What is involved when submitting a complaint?
What happens when a complaint is referred to an investigation?
Hearing tribunal decisions are posted online for a minimum of 5 years.
Catch up on the latest College news and Pulse stories.
The College provides a list of provincial and federal awards.
In recognition of EMRs and paramedics during Paramedic Services Week.
Check out the Council candidates, and the Election and Voting Process Overview
The College regulates all three levels of paramedicine in Alberta.
Bylaws establish the framework for operations and management within the College.
The Annual Reports report on the activities of the College.
Council is accountable for the overall governance of the College.
Want to get involved? There are a variety of opportunities with College committees, Council and Hearing Tribunals.
Check here for current job opportunities.
Alberta College of Paramedics
Ellwood Office Park South
201-1003 Ellwood Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta T6X 0B3
Toll Free: 1-877-351-2267
Main Fax: 780-417-6911
Office Hours: 8 am to 4 pm,
Mon – Fri, excl. statutory holidays.
Wendy Dugas | Chief Executive Officer
Tim Ford | Registrar
Jules Taylor | Executive Assistant to CEO
Jennifer Kirk | Director, Complaints and Professional Conduct
Monique Montpetit | Investigation Officer and Hearings Director
Sydney Girvan | Continuing Competence Coordinator
Dr. Craig Hart | Director, Standards and Education
Cheryl Aucoin | Senior Examinations Coordinator
Matthew Aspden | Finance Director
Bindy Sond | Financial Coordinator
Jennifer Spataro | Human Resources Director
Holly Rose | Director, Operations
Chad Strohschein | Lead, IT Specialist
Danielle Hudson | Office Administrator
Tanya Blades | Senior Advisor, Practice
Tanisha Tetz | Director, Public Relations and Policy (Media Inquiries)
Ilona Cardinal | Communications Specialist
Leslie St. Jean | Public Relations Coordinator
Kathy Nelms | Lead, Registration
Resh Prasad | Registration Coordinator