News/The Pulse2021-07-14T15:58:39-06:00

You Asked Us – Why is the new member portal not loading?

May 10th, 2022|The Pulse|

In March the College launched the new member portal, Alinity, and for the most part regulated members are experiencing little to no issues with the portal. However, it has been brought up that some members are having issues with the member portal showing a spinning wheel when logging in and that the page never loads.   So, why is the new [...]

Canadian Organization of Paramedic Regulators (COPR) is looking for individuals for examination development and maintenance

May 5th, 2022|The Pulse|

Shared on behalf of the Canadian Organization of Paramedic Regulators  The Canadian Organization of Paramedic Regulators (COPR) is seeking individuals, with extensive expertise and understanding of the paramedic profession in Canada. Specifically, proponents need to have expert knowledge of the Paramedic Association of Canada 2011 National Occupational Competency Profile and have a minimum of 5 years’ experience at the practice [...]

Develop Your Skills and Understanding Around Mental Health

May 3rd, 2022|The Pulse|

The Continuing Competence program is an opportunity for members to develop their professional practice in areas of personal interest and growth. The Competence Committee has developed a list of Continuing Education activities that fall into various themes that members might find personal interest in learning about. We will be sharing these monthly over the course of the rest of the [...]

A Special Message from Travis Lanoway, VP of Governance

April 19th, 2022|The Pulse|

As Council nominations open this year, I thought it would be a good opportunity to share with the membership my experience on Council to hopefully give those that have an interest a better understanding of what it means and what to expect. When I first ran for Council, my whole purpose and platform was to change the entire establishment. I [...]

Council Elections: Call for Nominations

April 19th, 2022|NEWS, The Pulse|

As a co-regulated profession, we need strong leaders to step up and help guide the profession. We are excited to announce that nominations for the Alberta College of Paramedics Council are now open. For the 2022 elections, there are two, three-year term positions open. For more information about Council and to assess your eligibility, please review Bylaw 2.4 and 2.5. [...]

Nominations Open Tuesday (April 19, 2022)

April 14th, 2022|NEWS, The Pulse|

We are excited to announce that nominations for Council open Tuesday. For the 2022 elections, there are two, three-year term positions open. Who is eligible for Council from the regulated membership of the College? From the College’s Bylaws: 2.3 Regulated Member Eligibility for Election 2.3.1 Eligibility To be eligible to stand for election to Council, a candidate must: a) Be [...]

Submitting Continuing Competence activities in the new member portal

April 7th, 2022|The Pulse|

With the launch of the new member portal, the College has created a simplified process that is more mobile-friendly for adding Continuing Competence (CC) credits. Log into the member portal and select the fifth page (icon) on the navigation bar, opening the Continuing Competence page. Click the plus sign to select the Registration year and click SAVE. If you have [...]

Develop Your Skills and Understanding Around Substance Use Disorders

March 29th, 2022|The Pulse|

The Continuing Competence program is an opportunity for members to develop their professional practice in areas of personal interest and growth. The Competence Committee has developed a list of Continuing Education activities that fall into various themes that members might find personal interest in learning about. We will be sharing these monthly over the course of the rest of the [...]

CEO Message – Completed Phase One of the New Portal Launch

March 15th, 2022|The Pulse|

On March 7, the College officially launched the new member portal, also known as Alinity. This has been a project that we have been working on since the summer of last year. A few things prompted this change including the College needing to shift the website and member portal to align with the regulatory changes brought on by Bill 46. [...]

Alberta EMR wins COPR’s 2021 EMR Award of Excellence

March 14th, 2022|The Pulse|

The Alberta College of Paramedics would like to extend a congratulations to Joseph Ablitt for receiving the COPR’s 2021 EMR Award of Excellence. Joseph scored the highest mark on the COPR EMR exam in 2021 out of 450 candidates. Below is the press release from COPR and Joseph’s full bio, along with the other recipients, can be found here.

Looking for Continuing Competence activity options that are free and online?

March 10th, 2022|The Pulse|

Looking for Continuing Competence activity options that are free and online? As part of the Health Professions Act (HPA) all regulated health professions are required to maintain currency in their practice and knowledge through a Continuing Competence (CC) program. The CC program requires all members to evaluate their own skills and pursue additional education or learning to address any deficiencies. All regulated [...]

Welcome to Alinity (the new member portal)

March 8th, 2022|The Pulse|

The Alberta College of Paramedics is excited to announce completion of phase one which includes the new member portal. In this portal you will find an updated look and feel to the platform, a more mobile-friendly system, and a simplified process for registration and adding continuing competence credits. How to log-in for the first time The Alinity platform requires each [...]

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