The primary role of EMS is to provide timely and safe response, medical assessment and treatment, and medical transport services to citizens and communities in Manitoba. The core services in the EMS system are Emergency Medical Dispatch, Emergency Medical Response and Medical Care, Emergency Medical Transport and Inter-facility Medical Transport. Emergency Medical Services is a key component of the health care continuum and is considered primary health care.
Land ambulance services are delivered by a combination of providers including the Regional Health Authorities and other service providers under an agreement with regional health authorities (e.g., municipalities, First Nation communities).
The air ambulance service providers include the provincial Lifeflight program (specialized air ambulance services operated provincially) and private air ambulance providers (basic air ambulance services).
The Manitoba Health, Healthy Living and Seniors Emergency Medical Services Branch provides provincial leadership and surveillance of the EMS system. The objective(s) of the Branch are:
- To facilitate the development of regional emergency medical services that are delivered by the Regional Health Authorities.
- For the benefit of Manitobans, to be responsible for the legislation and regulation of all aspects of health transport in Manitoba.
- To coordinate the operation of the Lifeflight Air Ambulance program.
WHEN YOU HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THIS PROGRAM, YOU WILL
- Understand different dosage forms and their action.
- Understand the overall operations involved in solid dose production, bacterial fermentation, and protein purification techniques.
- Operate common equipment involved in pharmaceutical production.
- Apply acquired knowledge and skills to troubleshoot processing problems.
- Effectively work with and complete controlled documentation such as batch records, standard operating procedures (SOPs), etc.
- Assist in a variety of quality control procedures including environmental sampling, validation of equipment, and on-line checks.
- Maintain cleanliness of the production areas by execution of sanitization programs.
- Demonstrate personal hygiene and safety, working within the stringent areas of pharmaceutical manufacturing.
- Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, ethical judgment, and organizational skills.
$43,000 - $54,000
RECOMMENDED HIGHSCHOOL COURSES
Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
Biology 40S OR
Chemistry 40S OR
One 40S MATH
REGULAR ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Successful completion of Grade 12, including one credit in each of the following courses:
- Grade 12 English
- Grade 12 Math
- Grade 12 Biology, Chemistry or Physics
EMS EDUCATION IN MANITOBA
Criti Care EMS, Inc.
Manitoba Emergency Services College
Southern Manitoba Academy for Response Training
Red River College (PCP)
LINKS TO SITES
How do I become a paramedic in Manitoba?
Paramedic Association of Canada
Manitoba Health – Emergency Services Branch