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  • EMS Behind the Scenes:  Compassion fatigue impacts us all

    By Stuart McKinnon, Deputy Chief, Muskoka Paramedic Services. I am writing this while looking outside at one of our first sunny days of spring.  It’s funny how just a little sunshine and a break in the spring rain showers can heighted the mood of everyone around us.  Stay tuned….we will be complaining about the unrelenting heat in no time. It’s been a tough winter for first responders, dispatchers, and our friends at our nearby hospitals.  Emergency types haven’t changed though, as......

  • Hastings-Quinte Paramedic Services Innovative Smart Glasses Technology

    Paramedics are limited to voice communication when relaying medical information to receiving hospital emergency departments.  The ability to transfer data to and from hospitals or emergency operation centres is very limited.  In addition, paramedics are limited to bulky laptops in the ambulance for patient documentation.  This impacts patient care as the paramedic is not in continuous visual contact with the patient and is limited to the amount of medical information they can share.  There is no visual data being transmitted......

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Origin of the OAPC

The Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs (OAPC) was formed to allow members of the EMS/Paramedic industry to come together to develop common strategies for optimizing the transition to municipal control of ambulance service within the province.

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The OAPC has an organizational process that features six committees (groups) that oversee a number of working sub-committees, feeding information and recommendations to the Board.  The core areas are:  Strategic Analysis, Operations, Performance Standards, Professional Standards, Education & Research and Public Relations & Image Building.

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