Accession Number : AD1017643

Title :   Canadian Paramedic Services Standards Report: A Strategic Planning Report

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : Canadian Standards Association Mississauga, Ontario

Personal Author(s) : Bank,Jeanne

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Report Date : 01 Jun 2014

Pagination or Media Count : 104

Abstract : The goal of this document is to provide a comprehensive report to advance the standards environment from the limited number of existing standards and guidelines available for Paramedic Services in Canada today to the current and future needs of the Canadian Paramedic Community. This Standardization Strategy Report covers the need for Canadian Paramedic standards. In addition to specifying key priorities for standards, the Standardization Strategy Report outlines recommendations to accomplish the goals and to bridge the gaps, as well as important areas of work including a communication strategy. The Standardization Strategy Report provides a Framework for standards in this subject area and organizes it into 8 main elements and a number of sub-categories which formed the basis for the research and analysis undertaken. The 8 main elements are: 1. Equipment 2. Facilities 3. Paramedic Services 4. Personnel 5. Communications 6. Program Management 7. New Technology 8. Emergency Management.

Descriptors :   standards , paramedics , strategy , planning

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE