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ALS PCS Introduction


To all users of this publication:

The information contained in this standard has been carefully compiled and is believed to be accurate at date of publication.

For further information on the Advanced Life Support Patient Care Standards, please contact: Emergency Health Regulatory and Accountability Branch

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care 5700 Yonge Street, 6th Floor

Toronto, ON M2M 4K5 416-327-7900

© Queen’s Printer for Ontario, 2018

 

Version # Date of Issue Enforcement Date Changes
3.1 N/A November 2013 Existing Document
3.2 Retired Retired Retired
3.3 April 20, 2015 Feb 1, 2016 Finalized version 3.3
3.4 October 2016 Feb 1, 2016 Full update to Appendix 6. Appendix 6 retitled: Certification Standard
4.0 October 2016 N/A Full update. See accompanying summary of changes
4.0.1 November 2016 N/A Update to Nausea/Vomiting Medical Directive – AUXILIARY (ACP): Weight condition changed from “<25 kg”, to “≥25 kg”.
4.1 November 2016 N/A Version 4.0.1 with the addition of the Emergency Childbirth Medical Directive (PCP/ACP).
4.2 May 2017 N/A Updates to Emergency Childbirth Medical Directive (PCP/ACP), Suspected Adrenal Crisis Medical Directive (PCP/ACP) and various housekeeping edits (e.g. IV provisions)
4.3 July 2017 July 17, 2017 Amends 4.0.1. Change in the “Age” Condition for naloxone from ≥ 18 years to ≥ 12 years and change to epinephrine concentration labeling.
4.4 July 2017 December 11, 2017 Amends 4.2. Change in the “Age” Condition for naloxone from ≥ 18 years to ≥ 12 years and change to epinephrine concentration labeling.
4.5 April 2017 May 1, 2018 Updates to the Combative Patient Medical Directive. Addition of Analgesia Medical Directive and Emergency Tracheostomy Tube Reinsertion Medical Directive to the auxiliary appendices. See accompanying Summary of Changes
       

BLS PCS Introduction


To all users of this publication:

The information contained in the Standards has been carefully compiled and is believed to be accurate at date of publication.

For further information on the Basic Life Support Patient Care Standards, please contact:

Emergency Health Regulatory and Accountability Branch
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
5700 Yonge Street, 6th Floor
Toronto, ON M2M 4K5
416-327-7900

© Queen’s Printer for Ontario, 2018

 

Version NumberDate of IssueEnforcement DateDescription of changes
3.0 July 2016 N/A (amended prior to in force date) Full update. See accompanying training bulletin for further details
3.0.1 Nov 2016 December 11, 2017 Update to Paramedic Prompt Card for Acute Stroke Protocol: Contraindication changed from “CTAS Level 2” to “CTAS Level 1”.
3.1 February 2018 March 1, 2018 Partial update. See accompanying Summary of Changes for further details.

Contact

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
5700 Yonge Street, 6th Floor
Toronto, ON M2M 4K5

416-327-7900

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