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NOSP wins international research award

Congratulations to the team developing the PAC/CSA National Occupational Standard for Paramedics, who won the “Best of the Best” Research Award at the Australasian College of Paramedicine International Conference last month in Melbourne, Australia. A panel of judges considered the NOSP to be the best quality research presented at the conference. Thanks again to the …

Batt et al. Developing the National Occupational Standard for Paramedics in Canada – update 4.

Alan M. Batt, Jennifer Bolster, Pierre Poirier, Jeanne Bank, Michael Austin, Cheryl Cameron, Elizabeth Donnelly, Becky Donelon, Noël Dunn, Tim Essington, Sean Hackett, William Johnston, Chelsea Lanos, Rene Lapierre, Tyne M. Lunn, Meghan Lysko, Paige Mason, Mary Osinga, Dugg Steary, Sean Teed, and Walter Tavares on behalf of the NOSP Development Group and CSA Technical …

Bolster et al. Emerging Concepts in the Paramedicine Literature to Inform the Revision of a pan-Canadian Competency Framework for Paramedics: A Restricted Review

The National Occupational Competency Profile (NOCP) – the competency framework for paramedics in Canada – is presently undergoing revision. Since the NOCP was published in 2011, paramedic practice, healthcare and society have changed dramatically. To inform the revision, we sought to identify emerging concepts in the literature that would inform the development of competencies for …