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Forum: General EMS Discussion 10-20-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By cprted
You can absolutely keep your ACP license, but the...

You can absolutely keep your ACP license, but the employer will restrict you to a PCP scope.
Forum: General EMS Discussion 10-14-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By cprted
Yes, absolutely. You'd be working as a PCP...

Yes, absolutely. You'd be working as a PCP however. PCP pay and PCP scope of practice.
Forum: General EMS Discussion 03-24-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 894
Posted By cprted
http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/about-bc-...

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/about-bc-s-health-care-system/partners/colleges-boards-and-commissions/emergency-medical-assistants-licensing-board/out-of-province-applicants
Forum: General EMS Discussion 03-15-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By cprted
The NOCPs are not a national scope of practice,...

The NOCPs are not a national scope of practice, the NOCPs are a national training standard.

By creating a uniform training standard for paramedics in Canada allows people to move between provinces,...
Forum: Paramedics 10-30-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,375
Posted By cprted
lol Adam. I知 not mad, I知 not flexing anything,...

lol Adam. I知 not mad, I知 not flexing anything, and I知 not sure what you think you致e proven. But whatever makes you happy.
Forum: Paramedics 10-29-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,375
Posted By cprted
Adam, get over yourself. I never said PCPs in BC...

Adam, get over yourself.

I never said PCPs in BC were "subpar," I said, "the difference in breadth of knowledge and understanding that the average PCP in BC has is noticeable when compared to the...
Forum: Paramedics 10-28-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,375
Posted By cprted
Adam, let me assure you that spending 4 months at...

Adam, let me assure you that spending 4 months at the JI is not comparable to spending 1-2 years in a college PCP program. The difference in breadth of knowledge and understanding that the average...
Forum: General EMS Discussion 10-10-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,178
Posted By cprted
Initially as a hiring station, I'd be looking...

Initially as a hiring station, I'd be looking into Merritt, Princeton, Ashcroft, Pemberton, Gibsons. There is a decent enough call volume in those places that while you won't usually be "busy," there...
Forum: General EMS Discussion 10-10-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,178
Posted By cprted
If you're already licensed in Ontario, getting a...

If you're already licensed in Ontario, getting a BC license will be a piece of cake. What you will want to ensure is that you get an IV endorsement on your BC PCP license. If you're not currently IV...
Forum: General EMS Discussion 08-29-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,705
Posted By cprted
If Mom-to-be wants you to help, fly at it. ...

If Mom-to-be wants you to help, fly at it.

That being said, you're not going to qualify as a "medical professional" in this setting. Becoming a registered Midwife is a 4 year university program....
Forum: Paramedics 08-18-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,247
Posted By cprted
Alberta requires EMR as a prereq for their EMT...

Alberta requires EMR as a prereq for their EMT (PCP) programs and theirs are all longer than BC's PCP.

Even then, in BC only AET actually requires EMR. JI and Heart Safe will accept OFA3 or...
Forum: Paramedics 08-17-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,247
Posted By cprted
Yes, programs are transferrable between...

Yes, programs are transferrable between provinces. Once you're licensed in one, it is even easier. I'm trained and licensed in BC, and have reciprocity in Alberta and Ontario.

Like has been said,...
Forum: General EMS Discussion 05-11-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,477
Posted By cprted
In BC, CCPs can suture. In Albertaland, EMT-P is...

In BC, CCPs can suture. In Albertaland, EMT-P is equivalent to BC's ACP, however because there is no CCP license level in Alberta, all their EMT-Ps have to be able to work on CCT units. That is why...
Forum: General EMS Discussion 05-02-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,802
Posted By cprted
I'm curious, what is Toronto doing with O2 admin...

I'm curious, what is Toronto doing with O2 admin that makes them special?
Forum: Paramedics 03-06-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,218
Posted By cprted
Yes, there is nothing stopping you from going...

Yes, there is nothing stopping you from going into a BSN program after completing a paramedic program. I know several people who have done that. None of them received any credit for the paramedic...
Forum: Paramedics 01-21-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,159
Posted By cprted
It depends on the station and the call volume. ...

It depends on the station and the call volume. Each station has their own guidelines for working back to back shifts. Generally, the quieter the station, the longer you're allowed to work. There...
Forum: Paramedics 01-09-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,159
Posted By cprted
There aren't too many communities only covered by...

There aren't too many communities only covered by an On Call car(s). The largest one that I'm aware of has about 2000 people in its response area. That being said, they logged over 1200 calls last...
Forum: General EMS Discussion 01-08-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,103
Posted By cprted
The aim of the courses is also different. EMR...

The aim of the courses is also different. EMR (whether Red Cross, JIBC, SJA, whatever) is based on working in a transport capable setting, ie, an ambulance of some sort where you are packaging a...
Forum: Paramedics 01-06-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,159
Posted By cprted
When you get hired by BCAS, you are hired as...

When you get hired by BCAS, you are hired as casual and your first station will be somewhere out in rural-land where you will encounter a couple of different shift patterns ...

On Call (Kilo): $2/hr...
Forum: Firefighting 12-03-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,971
Posted By cprted
What exactly do you see a tactical firefighter...

What exactly do you see a tactical firefighter doing in these scenarios?
Forum: General EMS Discussion 12-01-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,969
Posted By cprted
Google is your...

Google is your friend.

https://www.health.gov.bc.ca/ema/transferring-bc.html
Forum: General EMS Discussion 09-09-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,791
Posted By cprted
There is a lot of Medical Terminology, Anatomy &...

There is a lot of Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, Pharmacology, etc that you can do online, but honestly, if you're not interested in being a Primary Care Paramedic (or higher), I don't...
Forum: General EMS Discussion 08-11-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,992
Posted By cprted
So here is why I picked on you a little ... The...

So here is why I picked on you a little ... The lad asked a question about taking the EMR course and all you did was blather on about what different license levels may (or may not) do at an...
Forum: General EMS Discussion 08-11-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,992
Posted By cprted
Don't be nervous. Like I said, the EMR 100 is...

Don't be nervous. Like I said, the EMR 100 is for people with no background. It's the first step. Go in ready to learn and work hard. intj seems like a new PCP trying to show off how much he/she...
Forum: General EMS Discussion 08-08-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,992
Posted By cprted
The EMR 100 course (15 days of fun) is designed...

The EMR 100 course (15 days of fun) is designed for people with no first aid or medical background. That being said, the course moves very quickly and you're expected to absorb a lot of information...
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