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Volunteering in the moment
Volunteering in the moment

BC Ambulance Service paramedics aim to provide timely, high quality emergency medical care for patients throughout the province. The morning of May 26, 2012, seemed like a typical one for Victoria, B.C. commuter Nicole Smart. She was on her way ...

Posted: December 13, 2013|Cardiology, Emergency Medicine|0 comments

Experiential course helps paramedics deal with death and dying
Experiential course helps paramedics deal with death
and dying

While paramedics across Canada are dedicated to saving patients, death is a reality in the profession.  Paramedics can deliver death notifications in the field, at trauma scenes and in homes for reasons as diverse as cardiac arrest, miscarriage, stillbirth or ...


BC Ambulance improving emergency transport in British Columbia
BC Ambulance improving emergency transport in
British Columbia

Starting this summer, expansion of three programs by BC Ambulance Service (BCAS) will benefit critically injured or ill patients in some remote portions of British Columbia – as well as the major urban areas of Vancouver and Victoria.  In the ...

Posted: August 15, 2012|Emergency Medicine, Patient Care|0 comments

BC Ambulance Service part of the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium North American Study
BC Ambulance Service part of the Resuscitation Outcomes
Consortium North American Study

A young woman lays unconscious on the roadside following a highway accident. A player clutches his chest and falls to the ice during an old-timers hockey game. A father suffers a cardiac arrest as he gets ready for work. “Cardiovascular disease ...

Posted: August 1, 2011|Emergency Medicine, Research|0 comments

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