ALC PCS 5.2
The purpose of the Advanced Life Support Patient Care Standards (ALS PCS) is to guide the specifics of patient care that are to be undertaken consistent with the scope of practice of the three occupational levels of paramedics.
Update to: Document preamble, Opioid Toxicity Medical Directive, and migration and update of chemical exposure directive to Auxiliary sections. The order of directives has been updated to align with the OBHG books and app.
Patient Care and Transportation Standard Version 2.3 - DOWNLOAD
ALS PCS 5.2 — Memo: Impact on Clinical Practice and Educational Summary
On July 10, 2023, version 5.2 of the ALS PCS was put into effect by the Ministry of Health (MOH). This communication memo will focus on the impact of clinical practice on patient care within the ALS PCS v.5.2 utilized by Ontario paramedics. It is the responsibility of the paramedic to ensure they have reviewed all aspects of the ALS PCS and medical directives in their entirety.
ALS PCS 5.2 - Memo: Impact on Clinical Practice and Educational Summary
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Patient Care Model Standards
Palliative Care Medical Directives
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 Ministy of Health's special project, Paramedics Providing Palliative Care.
ALC PCS Handbooks
Due to the frequency of updates to the ALS PLS Medical Directives the pocket books are no longer available and have been replaced by the web app available on this page.