Certification Update of New ALS PCS v4.3 (formerly known as ALS PCS 4.0.1) Medical Directives
TO ALL PARAMEDICS IN EASTERN ONTARIO
Please be advised that on Monday, July 17, 2017, all active Paramedics will receive a notification email from our MedicNET system (firstname.lastname@example.org) indicating an update in your certification profile.
This update authorises the application of the Advanced Life Support Patient Care Standards (ALS PCS) version 4.3 (formerly known as ALS PCS 4.0.1) Medical Directives that comes into effect July 17, 2017. Attached are the ALS PCS v4.3 document and the summary of changes memo.
Please note there is an update in the Opioid Toxicity Medical Directives regarding the “Age” Condition for Naloxone administration from “≥18 years” to “≥12 years” for both scopes of practice.
For those who have downloaded the Ontario Paramedic Clinical Guide App to your smartphone, an update has been scheduled to be released on July 17, 2017. The attached OPCG memo has instructions to ensure you receive the updated app.
As mentioned from our previous email communication, we have added an online ALS PCS 4.3 refresher module through our MedicLEARN website. To access the module, please log above and click on MedicLEARN.
Should you have any questions or concerns, you can contact us either through e-mail at email@example.com, or you can call the office at 613-737-7228. You can also reach us through MedicLINE at 1-877-587-7736 Option 1.
Continuing Education and Certification
ALS PCS - v4.3.pdf
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ALS PCS v4.3 and v4.4 and Equipment Standards v3.2 and v3.3 - Implementation Memo - v1.0.pdf
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OPCG Memo re ALS PCS 4.3.pdf
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