The Alberta College of Paramedics is a self-governing body designated under the Health Disciplines Act. The College's primary responsibility is to ensure that registered Emergency Medical Responders, Emergency Medical Technicians, and Emergency Medical Technologist-Paramedics provide competent, safe and ethical care to the citizens of Alberta. All practitioners must register with the College in order to legally practice in Alberta.
If you are interested in taking EMR, EMT, or EMT-P education/training please see the College's Approved Education Programs for details on educational facilities offering such training.
The Role of the College
As a regulatory body, the College:
◦ governs regulated members to protect and serve public interest;
◦provides direction to and regulation of the practice of the profession by its members;
◦establishes, maintains and enforces standards for registration, continuing competence and standards of practice of the profession; and
◦establishes, maintains and enforces a code of ethics.