The Provincial Registration Examination is the way the College assesses applicants who are seeking registration in the province. This includes Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) and Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) levels of training. The exam tests candidates for entry to practice competencies for the profession of Paramedicine. Candidates must demonstrate the knowledge and skills to practice within the competencies, at their discipline level, in an independent, safe, effective, efficient, professional and ethical manner.
To assist with the practical component of the examination, the College requires, active registered members at all levels to lend their expertise and skills; and serve as Examiner Faculty members.
Examiner Faculty members are expected to meet the following requirements:
- Be an active, registered member of the Alberta College of Paramedics,
- Be current in CPR (CPR-C, HCP or BLS Instructor), ACLS and PHTLS or ITLS designations within their designation, and
- Have been registered for two years as a PCP or ACP if proctoring a PCP or ACP-level examination, OR
- Have been registered for one year as an EMR if proctoring an EMR-level examination.
Additionally, Examiner Faculty members are required to:
- complete tasks accurately and in sufficient detail
- observe the need for confidentiality and security
- respond positively to guidance and advice
- act professionally at all times
- communicate effectively with colleagues, candidates and staff
For more information, or to apply to become part of the Examiner Faculty, please see the Exam Provider Application Form. Questions can be directed to the Exams department. Only those applicants who meet the minimum professional requirements will be considered.