PCP Skills Upgrade Training
The Western Institute is approved to offer the PCP Skill Enhancement Training. The training is blended delivery where the student will complete 12 modules including exams online. Once they have completed the online modules they will schedule to attend the in person Skills Practice and Testing. This is a one day process. You can sign up for your online and complete it with in 6 months of starting your online modules.
Primary Care Paramedic Practice Permit Condition Revisions
Based on the new educational requirements, the conditions placed on a PCP practice permit will be revised to reflect the new knowledge.
For PCPs who graduate from programs that begin on or after September 1, 2022, the list of restrictions will be revised to the following:
16(2)(a) to cut a body tissue, for the purpose of wound management;
16(2)(c) to insert or remove instruments or devices
(ii) beyond the labia majora for the purpose of managing an obstetrical emergency,
(iii) beyond the anal verge for the purpose of administering medications
(iv) into an artificial opening into the body for the purpose of administering medication;
16(2)(d)(i) dispense incidental to the practice of the paramedic profession, a Schedule 1 drug or Schedule 2 drug within the meaning of the Pharmacy and Drug Act;
16(2)(d)(ii) provide for sale or sell, incidental to the practice of the paramedic profession, a Schedule 1 drug or Schedule 2 drug within the meaning of the Pharmacy and Drug Act;
16(2)(f) to administer a vaccine.
If you are interested in just one Module not all of the modules please contact our office for assistance.