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2022 Annual Members’ Meeting Recap

June 10th, 2022|The Pulse|

Thank you to everyone who watched live, or has since watched, the fifth Annual Members’ Meeting of the Alberta College of Paramedics on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. The event was hosted virtually for the third year in a row. This helped to ensure anyone who was able to join us could be part of the updates on the profession, [...]

Develop Your Skills and Understanding Around Pediatric and Geriatric Medicine

June 7th, 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 [...]

Changing the publication date of the Pulse

June 6th, 2022|The Pulse|

The College is committed to communicating important updates with members as they become available. In October 2020, we announced that the Pulse format was changing to allow for more timely updates of information on the College website followed by a monthly newsletter recapping the past month’s information on the 15th of the month (or the next business day). Included in [...]

Reminder: Renewal Kicks off August 1

June 2nd, 2022|The Pulse|

We know these next few summer months can be very busy, so we are reminding all members that renewal will kick off on August 1st. Note: there is no increase to the practice permit fees this year. Fees remain $510. Renewal will look different this year due to the new member portal. You will start with a three-step process including [...]

CEO Message – The Road Forward

May 16th, 2022|The Pulse|

Two years ago we launched our first ever virtual Annual Members’ Meeting in the midst of the first wave of the pandemic. Although the virtual platform was planned well before the onset of the pandemic, it could not have come at a better time. We were able to practice social distancing while connecting with many of you. Our theme that [...]

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 (expired)

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 [...]

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