Brihard said:And of course our regular force medical technicians complete the Primary Care Paramedic program.
The operator of a land ambulance service shall not employ a person to provide patient care, whether on a full-time or part-time basis, or engage a person to provide patient care as a full-time volunteer, unless the person is a paramedic who, holds the qualifications of an advanced emergency medical care assistant.
Adam said:11 years in, and I have only had 2 shifts on Amb through the MCSP program.
MedCorps said:It turns out when the Credentials Cell did an audit that only 17% of Med Techs had kept their license current after the initial licensing event in BC or QC during QL3.
Adam said:Medics are not maintaining their PCP licence for the same reason that they are not completing their yearly MCSP requirements.
I have spent thousands of dollars trying to maintain a licence but I have finally given up.
Until the CoC gets serious about providing real MCSP for Medics (that EHS in Canada will honor), most Medics will not be able to maintain a licence.
Dushana72 said:So the fact remains that Med Techs are NOT actually required to maintain their license beyond earning it once at JIBC, and the French equivalent?
Rider Pride said:Med Techs are not required to have a provincial paramedic license.
MedCorps said:No requirement to continue on with holding a license currently exists.
MedCorps said:Med Techs are not required to have a provincial paramedic license once they have earned a provincial paramedic license during their initial QL3 PCP training.
Rider Pride said:Med Techs are not required to maintain a provincial licence.
Paramedic Labour Mobility Equivalency is open to paramedics who have completed a Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) or Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) program outside of Ontario, and are registered/licensed in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction.
dapaterson said:The Royal Military College and the College Militaire Royale are the only degree granting institutions in the CAF. Other CAF schools grant military qualifications, which may or may not be eligible for credit at post secondary institutions.
Navy_Pete said:Some of the provincial regulators are recognizing the CAF training and experience towards getting a red seal.