Professional Responsibilities for Paramedicine

HLST 0270

Paramedics are critical to the health care system each of them accountable for safe, compassionate, competent, and ethical practice. Professional practice is impacted by provincial/territorial regulations, standards of practice, common law and codes of ethics. Knowledge is exploding in all fields impacting health care. The application of evidence-informed care has increased the responsibilities of the profession. With increases in responsibility come concomitant increases in autonomy and authority. This course is an overview of the professional responsibilities and accountabilities of paramedics.

Hours: 15

Class Sections

No classes are available for online enrollment at this time.

Nursing Professional Development

Professional Development Certificate

Health care is constantly changing, and health care providers need to stay current as well as continue to develop their knowledge and competencies to provide best practice. Courses are available to RNs, RPNs, LPNs, Paramedica, and other regulated health care providers.


If you have any questions about your enrolment, or if you would prefer not to enrol online, contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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