New for 2022, we're launching an RPPEO Book Club to see if those of us who like to read would like to do it together.
Join us on June 15 or 23 as we chat about the book Decision-Making in Paramedic Practice!
Registration and details on how to obtain 8 elective CME credits for this event are below.
You'll find the complete online Spring 2022 CME ready for you now in MedicLEARN!
This entirely online CME launched on May 11, 2022. While this CME activity is directed at Advanced Care Paramedics certified at the RPPEO, Primary Care Paramedics are welcome to view or complete these modules as well!
Paramedics have until the end of the current certification period - January 31, 2023 - to complete Spring 2022 CME and any other requirements for maintenance of certification.
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We are pleased to present our Dissemination Activities Report for the 2020-21 year of Improvement Science work at the RPPEO!
Spring 2022 CME is a two-part offering again this year, with both virtual workshops for live participation or recorded viewing and online learning modules.
Two optional live virtual workshops are coming to Spring 2022 CME's core learning for RPPEO-certified ACPs! PCPs are also invited to participate in the live or recorded CME events.
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Palliative Care Treat & Refer Directives are now available.
The Palliative Care Medical Directives provide the standards of paramedic care for patients receiving palliative care who are attended by emergency paramedics participating in the Ministry of Health's special project, Paramedics Providing Palliative Care.
The RPPEO has rescinded Medical Advisory 2012-006 "Drug Shortage: Atropine preload."
With the coming into effect of the Advanced Life Support Patient Care Standards version 4.9 on February 1, 2022, the Symptomatic Bradycardia Medical Directive now indicates an IV atropine dose of 1mg. This dose may be repeated twice.
Paramedics should provide treatment consistent with this directive.
Paramedic PocketBook+ will be an entirely new tool, built from the ground up with the features and functionality that paramedics, base hospitals and paramedic services suggested.
Due to numerous questions and ongoing changes related to COVID-19, we have created a forum to post answers to paramedic questions and concerns.
RPPEO MedicASK provides paramedics the opportunity to ask your Medical Directors questions about the Advanced Life Support Patient Care Standards or other standards of patient care .
All questions are reviewed and answered by staff within the RPPEO.
Browse through our questions and answers or search in MedicASK for a topic that concerns you. If you don't find your topic, feel free to submit your own question.