The Western Institute of Emergency Education APDOC program is a 40 hours program that is delivered through four components. Classroom Deliver, Virtual Simulation, Online Modules and Practical Driving.
Here is a list of few topics that are covered in the program.
This is a mandatory component of the EMR program.
- Virtual Simulation
- Practical Field Driving
- Online Modules
Limitations & Risk factors Fatigue
- Consequences of Aggressive driving
- Vehicle Preparedness
- Hazard recognition
- Winter driving
- Alberta Traffic Safety Act
- Legal Aspects of An Emergency Vehicle
- Skid Correction
- Use of a driving plan
- Driving plan based on set of determined driving scenarios
- Written Evaluation
- Practical driving
The Western Institutes Professional Drivers Operations Course is Approved by the Alberta College of Paramedics and is worth 30 CME points.