Paramedic Services

Our Paramedics

Our service employs approximately seventy provincially certified paramedics and is organized into Western and Eastern Divisions with four ambulance stations in each one.

Our Primary Care Paramedics assess, treat and transport their patients in accordance with both the provincial Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support Patient Care Standards.

In addition to basic patient care such as airway management, respiratory support, stroke care, wound care and CPR, Primary Care Paramedics provide excellent advanced patient care procedures such as:

  • Cardiac defibrillation
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Neonatal resuscitation
  • Laryngotracheal Airway placement
  • Administration of the following medications:
    • nitroglycerin
    • salbutamol
    • epinephrine
    • glucagon
    • ASA
    • Dimenhydrinate
    • Diphenhydramine
    • Acetaminophen