Reactivating your practice permit, January 1 until February 12

The renewal period was November 1 to December 31; however, you are able to reactivate your suspended practice permit from January 1 until midnight February 12. To reactivate your practice permit, you must first comply with any outstanding Continuing Competence requirements. Reactivating your practice permit between January 1 and February 12: Applications will be accepted [...]

By |2019-01-03T14:39:23+00:00January 3rd, 2019|EVENTS, NEWS|0 Comments

NEW Standard of Practice: Sexual Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Involving a Patient – MEMBER CONSULTATION

As a regulated member of the Alberta College of Paramedics, you are invited to review and provide feedback on the College’s new Standard: Sexual Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Involving a Patient. About the Standard As part of our obligations under Bill 21, the College is required to develop a new Standard of Practice addressing sexual [...]

By |2018-12-20T13:39:58+00:00December 20th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

The Pulse: December 2018 Pulse

In this issue: President's Message, Significant changes to HPA as Bill 21 comes into effect, NEW Standard of Practice: Sexual Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Involving a Patient Member Consultation, Registrar's Message to the members regarding 2019 continuing competence, STILL OPEN Member consultation opportunity: Strategic Planning, Protected Titles under the Health Professions Act: what it means, [...]

By |2019-01-15T14:00:07+00:00December 18th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

College files injunction for illegal use of protected title

Protected titles are granted to each regulated health profession through the Health Professions Act. For the paramedic profession, the protected titles and initials are outlined in Schedule 18 to the Act. Any person offering healthcare services in the name of a paramedic or any of the protected titles must be registered with and regulated by [...]

By |2018-12-17T10:01:11+00:00December 17th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

2019 Required Competency Announced

The required competency for the upcoming Continuing Competence cycle (January 1 – September 30) is now completed. Members are now able to register for a start date as early as January 1, 2019. CC requirement for 2019 While originally thought this course would only meet the required competency for 2019, the Council has agreed that [...]

By |2018-12-03T11:24:48+00:00December 3rd, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

The Pulse: October 2018 Pulse

In this issue: President's Message, Member Consultation Opportunity: College Bylaw Review, Timing of Renewal Change Notice, TEMS K9 Agreement Reached, Form 1 Transfers in Alberta, clarification, PCP Exam Redesign Complete, New Exam Sample Videos, My Paramedic Ride Alberta, and Provincial Registration Examination Results. CLICK HERE

By |2018-11-22T09:28:28+00:00October 15th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

Council approves changes to annual renewal timing

Background and rationale The College hears from members every year that the renewal season aligns with what is already a very busy and expensive time of year. As you know, as a result of this feedback, Council has been discussing changing the timing of members’ annual renewal. In their decision-making process, they also took into [...]

By |2018-10-03T10:13:16+00:00October 3rd, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments