To practice paramedicine or use the title of paramedic in Alberta, all Emergency Medical Responders (EMR), Primary Care Paramedics (PCP) and Advanced Care Paramedics (ACP) must hold an active practice permit from the Alberta College of Paramedics. All regulated members must adhere to the College’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
- The Code of Ethics outline the professional conduct that is expected of all regulated members of the College.
- The Standards of Practice outline the parameters for appropriate practice of paramedicine in Alberta.
Alberta practice is based on the 2011 National Occupational Competency Profiles (NOCP) for Paramedics.