Ride-Along Opportunity for PACE2019 Delegates
Delegates attending the 2019 Paramedicine Across Canada Expo can participate in a ride-along with the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS).
WFPS provides fire and paramedic services to the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Paramedic service is provided on a number of platforms within the organization, including ambulances, fire apparatus and supervisor single responder vehicles. Winnipeg paramedics also operate two community paramedicine programs: the Main Street Project Paramedic which provide assessment and treatment at a crisis/drop-in shelter program, and Emergency Paramedic in the Community providing non-transport medical assistance to identified at-risk patients across the city.
The WFPS will provide 4 ride-along slots to PACE delegates on each of the following 12-hour shifts:
- Days Wednesday September 18th
- Nights September 18th
- Days Thursday September 19th
- Nights Thursday September 19th
Ride-along participants can be accommodated on any of the service platforms depending on individual interest.
If you are attending PACE2019 and would like to ride out with the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service, complete the following documents PHIA Pledge and Passenger in Vehicle Release Form and forward them via email directly to:
Clinical Education Coordinator
WFPS Training Academy
Ride-Along participants should also view the PHIA PowerPoint presentation to ensure they understand and comply with patient confidentiality requirements.