Crisis Communication

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The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to crises across multiple spheres, and this has often caused panic or confusion, prompting behaviors that exhaust resources and spread infection. The pandemic has also changed the way businesses and organizations operate, including how they communicate with employees and other stakeholders [1]. It stands to reason that the need for communication is more than usual in a time of crisis. However, there is a delicate balance between addressing the individual’s communication needs and overwhelming … Read More

Paramedic Self-Regulation: Its Importance and The Big Picture of The Paramedic Profession

By Chris Farnady, AEMCA, ACP Paramedicine as a profession has evolved by leaps and bounds in the last twenty years – from increases in the scope of practice practitioners can draw from to innovative programs such as the Vital Heart Program (Alberta), STEMI bypass, acute stoke bypass, Tactical EMS and Community Paramedicine, just to highlight a few. However, in some provinces the regulatory framework concerning Paramedics has evolved at a snail’s pace. Some have chosen the route of self-regulation while … Read More