The author is a Critical Care Paramedic, a designation not frequently obtained by Canadian paramedics.
The topic of professionalism is thoroughly discussed in Chapter 1.
Aileen Ashman, the primary author of Chapter 3, is a lawyer, registered nurse, and expert in the field, and comprehensively discusses the medical-legal aspects of paramedic practice in language that is easily understood.
70 - 75% of Glossary terms are uniquely Canadian in that a term has a different meaning in Canada or the terminology itself is different.
Table of Contents
The Canadian Paramedic: An Introduction
Chapter 1: Introduction to Paramedic Practice
Chapter 2: Injury Prevention
Chapter 3: Medical-Legal Aspects of Paramedic Practice
Appendix A: Emergency Drug Index
Appendix B: Canadian Triage Acuity Scale
Appendix C: National Occupational Competency Profiles