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Develop Your Skills and Understanding with Free and Online Courses

June 20th, 2024|The Pulse|

The Continuing Competence program is an opportunity for members to develop their professional practice in areas of personal interest and growth. Linked here is a thorough list of approved Continuing Education courses and a brief bio about them including how many credits each course is worth. You can view the previous Continuing Competence articles: Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and [...]

Understanding the Standards: Defining Patient-Provider Relationship

June 12th, 2024|The Pulse|

As you may know, the Standards of Practice set out the minimum standards in paramedic services. Each regulated member is required to understand and comply with these Standards, but how does this translate in the day-to-day work of EMRs, PCPs, and ACPS? In an effort to help regulated members understand and apply the Standards to real life situations, we [...]

2024 AMM Recap

June 7th, 2024|The Pulse|

Thank you to everyone who watched live, or has since watched, the Annual Members’ Meeting on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. The event was hosted virtually to ensure anyone who was able to join us could be part of the updates on the profession and the live conversation without limitations of travel or costs. The virtual platform also allows for [...]

2024 Annual Members’ Meeting

June 6th, 2024|NEWS|

2024 Annual Members' Meeting (recording) 6 CE Credits REGISTER HERE  Remember your username and password, you will need it to log back in to view the AMM. Please check your junk/spam folders for your confirmation email. When you have finished viewing the 2024 AMM recording click the "Credits Submission Form" at the top of the page to gain access [...]

COPR EMR Subject Matter Expert Recruitment

May 29th, 2024|NEWS|

The Canadian Organization of Paramedic Regulators (COPR) is seeking experienced Emergency Medical Responder subject experts (EMR SMEs) to support examination development and maintenance as contracted providers. COPR examination contracted providers are instrumental in developing, reviewing, and maintaining the COPR examination banks. This is a remunerated, contract model, whereby SMEs commit to creating a designated number of new items per [...]

Develop Your Skills and Understanding on Occupational Health and Safety

May 29th, 2024|The Pulse|

The Continuing Competence program is an opportunity for members to develop their professional practice in areas of personal interest and growth. Below is a compiled list focusing on OH&S that can also be used towards continuing education credits. 24/7 EMS Back Injury Prevention for EMS (3 credits) Lifting & Moving (3 credits) Respiratory Protection for Emergency Responders (3 credits) [...]

Understanding the Standards: Professional Boundaries

May 23rd, 2024|The Pulse|

As you may know, the Standards of Practice set out the minimum standards in paramedic services. Each regulated member is required to understand and comply with these Standards, but how does this translate in the day-to-day work of EMRs, PCPs, and ACPS? In an effort to help regulated members understand and apply the Standards to real life situations, we [...]

Breaking Down the Continuing Competence Program: CE vs SD activities

May 7th, 2024|The Pulse|

The Continuing Competence (CC) program can be an area of confusion for many members. It is always beneficial to cover some common areas of confusion for members. Over the coming months leading up to renewal, we will be addressing areas of the CC program to help members better understand how it works and what is required. Last month, we [...]

Registrar Message: Audit and Education Updates

April 30th, 2024|The Pulse|

I would like to start this month’s message by providing an update on the Continuing Competence and Professional Liability Insurance audits. I want to give a big round of applause to those who were selected for the CC audit this year. We audited 546 records and had a 93% success rate! This is a fantastic outcome, and I hope [...]

Understanding the Standards: Human Health Research

April 25th, 2024|The Pulse|

As you may know, the Standards of Practice set out the minimum standards in paramedic services. Each regulated member is required to understand and comply with these Standards, but how does this translate in the day-to-day work of EMRs, PCPs, and ACPS? In an effort to help regulated members understand and apply the Standards to real life situations, we [...]

Breaking Down the Continuing Competence Program: the CC program basics

April 10th, 2024|The Pulse|

The Continuing Competence (CC) program can be an area of confusion for many members. It is always beneficial to cover some common areas of confusion for members. Over the coming months leading up to renewal, we will be addressing areas of the CC program to help members better understand how it works and what is required. Today, we are [...]

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