The Alberta College of Paramedics is committed to research and the pivotal role it has in advancing the profession in not just Alberta, but across Canada. Supporting research helps all practitioners achieve the standards of practice, a pillar of which is to ensure registered members have “in-depth evidence-based knowledge and [can] integrate this knowledge within current practice.”

Research Databases


The world’s most comprehensive source of full text for nursing and allied-health journals with full text for more than 1,300 journals.


Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the healthcare system and pre-clinical sciences from over 5,400 current biomedical journals.

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Please send an email with the subject line “Login Request for Research Database” to gain access. Login information is restricted to registered practitioners of the Alberta College of Paramedics. Please allow 3-5 business days to receive a response.

Resource Links

The College has provided the following links are provided for your reference and does not endorse these resources in any way. If you discover any inaccuracies or have relevant sites that you believe may be of use to other practitioners, please let the College know here.


Canadian Paramedicine Magazine
Journal of Paramedic Practice
International Paramedic Practice
Journal of Emergency Medical Services


Paramedic Association of Canada (National EMS Research Agenda)


Dalhousie University EMS Division
Canadian Institutes of Health Research