PCP Restriction Removal Program

Professional Medical Associates’ – PCP Restriction Removal and Practice Endorsement Program

The program includes all didactic material and practical sessions for the Primary Care Paramedic to have the following restrictions lifted and/or endorsements added to their practice permit.

  • Insertion of iGel® airway device;
  • Conduct peripheral venipuncture;
  • Conduct intraosseous needle insertion;
  • Monitor blood and/or blood products;
  • Monitor Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) lines;
  • Administration of ibuprofen;
  • Administration of diphenhydramine;
  • Administration of dimenhydrinate;
  • Administration of acetaminophen;
  • Administration of 2/3 – 1/3 intravenous (IV) solution;
  • Administration of parenteral nutrition;
  • Administration of seasonal flu vaccines;
  • Assessment of core temperature.

The hybrid program provides the didactic material in a convenient online format that is self-paced. On successful completion of the individual examinations, with a score of at least 80%, the participant will attend a 1-day session in the office to do the practical components of the program.

The cost of the entire program is $375.00. On completion of the in-class portion a letter and certificate will be provided to the participant for submission to the Alberta College of Paramedics.

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