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2015 News & Updates


12/29/2015: New Tip of the Week

We have posted a new tip of the week about: Croup Season

12/21/2015: OBHG Companion Document (3.3)

Ontario Base Hospital Group Reference and Educational Notes Companion Document for ALS PCS Versiion 3.3 now available.

12/17/2015: New Ask MAC Questions & Answers

The Medical Council has reviewed and posted another round of questions on our Ask MAC website.

12/15/2015: Interdev National Paramedic Competition

Registration for the 2016 competition is now open.

12/08/2015: New Tip of the Week

We have posted a new tip of the week about: IV Initiation

12/03/2015: EMS Exemplary Service Medal

The site is now open for 2015-2016 nominations until Jan 31, 2016. Click here for details.

11/25/2015: New Tip of the Week

We have posted a new tip of the week about: 38 Degrees Celsius.

11/13/2015: SURVEY - OBHG Strategic Planning: Request for Feedback

The Ontario Regional Base Hospital Programs are lauching a strategic planning process. Please complete the online survey.

11/12/2015: New MEDList - Your Autoimmune Disease Patient

We have posted some medications you might encounter when treating patients with a pre-existing cardiac arrhythmia .

11/09/2015: New Tip of the Week

We have posted a new tip of the week about why writing on your gloves ISN'T the best idea.

10/23/2015: New Ask MAC Questions & Answers

The Medical Council has reviewed and posted another round of questions on our Ask MAC website.

10/20/2015: Influenza Review Training Bulletin

We have posted a new training bulletin from the Ministry of Health on Influenza Educational Review 2015/2016 to our website.

10/20/2015: Mental Health First Aid Workshop

Join us in Windsor on Dec 9-10th for a Mental Health First Aid Workshop by the Canadian Mental Health Association.

10/08/2015: City of Roses 4th Annual Conference

Register for the City of Roses 4th Annual Conference taking place Nov 13th in Windsor. Approved for 8 CME.

10/06/2015: Ebola Virus Disease Training Bulletin

We have posted a new training bulletin from the Ministry of Health on Ebola Virus Disease to our website.

10/01/2015: Paramedic Recognition Awards

We have recently posted a list of paramedics who were recipients of the SWORBHP Prehospital Save and Newborn Delivery Award.

09/29/2015: Procedural Cadaver Skills Lab

Teleflex/Arrow EZ-IO is hosting a Multi-Procedural Cadaveric Skills Lab in London on November 19, 2015.

09/25/2015: Ontario Paramedic Portal Downtime

Please note that the Ontario Paramedic Portal will be unavailable from Oct 3rd, 7:00AM until Oct 5th, 8:00 AM.

09/24/2015: New Medical Directive Pocket Books

Our new Medical Directive pocket books are now available online. These books contain the new ALS PCS, Version 3.3.

09/17/2015: Mental Health First Aid Workshop (London)

Join us on Nov 12-13th for a Mental Health First Aid Workshop presented by the Canadian Mental Health Association.

09/17/2015: New Tip - ACR Code Frequency

We have posed a new Tip of the Week on infrequently used ACR problem codes.

09/17/2015: New MEDList - Your Diabetic Patient

The September MEDList list is on the most common types of insulin and their specifics.

09/16/2015: SWORBHP LINKS Newsletter - Sep 2015

We have posted the September 2015 edition of our SWORBHP LINKS Newsletter. Make sure to check it out!

09/03/2015: Recert Tip - Are you ready for Narcan?

We have posted a great reference on IV administration. As you approach your 2015-2016 recert, keep this reference in mind!

09/02/2015: Certification Standard Update Memo

We have recently posted a new memo from the MOH on Certification Standard Upgrade.

08/31/2015: Infectious Disease Training Bulletin

We have posted a new training bulletin from the MOH on Infectious Disease Physician Consultation Process.

08/08/2015: New Tip - IT for Online Modules

We have posted a new Tip of the Week on the most compatible web browser for viewing our online modules.

08/07/2015: 2015-2016 Recertification Precourse

The 2015-2016 Recertification Precourse material is now available through our Ontario Paramedic Portal.

08/07/2015: Paramedic Recognition Awards

We have recently posted a list of paramedics who were recipients of the SWORBHP Prehospital Save and Newborn Delivery Award.

07/28/2015: New Tip - Email Notifications

We have posted a new Tip of the Week on how to stay up to date with SWORBHP's news and updates.

07/21/2015: ALS Patient Care Standards Version 3.3

The revised Advanced Life Support Patient Care Standards (Version 3.3) are now available on our website.

07/16/2015: New Tip - Get the Painful Truth!

We have posted a new Tip of the Week on how to get to the painful truth by asking the right questions.

07/06/2015: MEDList Your Arrhythmia Patients

We have posted some medications you might encounter when treating patients with a pre-existing cardiac arrhythmia.

07/03/2015: Pre-Hospital Care Specialist Posting

We are looking to hire a Pre-Hospital Care Specialist for the London area. Posting closes July 31, 2015.

06/29/2015: Fentanyl & Morphine for Analgesia

We have posted a link to an OBHG memo regarding the rational for the removal of Fentanyl from the ACP scope for analgesia.

06/29/2015: Ontario Award of Paramedic Bravery

This award recognizes individuals for outstanding courage performed by members of Ontario's paramedic services.

05/20/2015: Sepsis Webinar

Please join us on Friday May 29th for an interactive webinar on Sepsis.

05/13/2015: Hyperkalemia Webinar

Please join us on Thursday May 28th for an interactive webinar on Hyperkalemia. 

05/07/2015: New Tip of the Week

We have posted a brand new Tip of the Week on how to Remember Ketorolac Contraindications.

05/07/2015: Prehospital CTAS Paramedic Guide

We can recently posted the Prehospital CTAS Paramedic Guide released by the MOHTLC.

May 7, 2015: Ebola Training Bulletin Updates

We can recently posted two new Ebola Virus Disease training bulletins released by the MOHTLC.
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May 1, 2015: Happy First Responders Day

Happy First Responders Day! We want to thank you for your dedication to protecting and saving lives in our communities!
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Apr 29, 2015: Policy & Procedure Manual Updates

We have recently posted a new policy and two revised policy to our Operational Policy and Procedure Manual.
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Apr 28, 2015: 12 Lead Acquisition & Interpretation
Did you miss our webinar on 12 Lead Acquisition and Interpretation? If so, you can now watch it on our website.

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April 14, 2015: National Paramedic Competition 2015

Congrats to the EMS Services and Colleges who participated in this year’s National Paramedic Competition!

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April 13, 2015: Public Safety Telecommunications Week

Thanks to all call takers/dispatchers for the difficult work that you do. Happy Public Safety Telecommunications Week!

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Apr 10, 2015: New Tip of the Week

We have posted a brand new Tip of the Week on how to calculate a heart rate from an ECG.

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Apr 10, 2015: New Ask MAC Question & Answers

The Medical Council has reviewed and posted another round of questions on our Ask MAC website.
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Apr 8, 2015: Policy & Procedure Manual Updates

We have recently posted a new policy and a revised policy to our Operational Policy and Procedure Manual.
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Apr 8, 2015: 12 Lead Acquisition and Interpretation

Please join us on Friday April 24th for an interactive webinar on 12 Lead Acquisition and Interpretation.
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Apr 7, 2015: Child in Need of Protection Standard

We have posted the Child in Need of Protection Standard training bulletin recently released by the EHS Branch.

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Apr 2, 2015: Paramedic Services Week 2015 Tshirt

In honor of Paramedic Services Week, we've designed a t-shirt for paramedics to wear in celebration of this week.

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Apr 1, 2015: New SWORBHP Communication Line

We're pleased to announce that the SWORBHP Self-Report Hotline has become the SWORBHP Communication Line.

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Mar 30, 2015: SWORBHP MEDList Asthma/COPD

We share some common medications that you might encounter when treating patients with asthma/COPD.  
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Mar 23, 2015: Capnography - Round 2 Webinar 
Did you miss our webinar today on Capnography - Round 2? If so, you can watch it on our website.

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Mar 23, 2015: New SWORBHP Tip of the Week

We have posted a brand new SWORBHP Tip of the Week on Gravol and Bendryl.

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Mar 16, 2015: Capnography - Round 2 Webinar

Please join us on Monday March 23rd for an interactive webinar on Capnography - Round 2.
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Mar 9, 2015: Recertification Season is Complete!

The 2014-2015 Recert season is complete! Thank you to all the Educators, Instructors and Paramedics of SWORBHP.

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Mar 4, 2015: Prehospital/EMS Articles of the Year

Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine (PHARM) has posted 2014 articles of the year.

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Mar 2, 2015: New Tip of the Week

We have posted a brand new Tip of the Week on STEMI Mimickers.

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Feb 27, 2015: Natasha Shkvorets Innovation Award

We're proud to announce that Alan Rice and Michelle Priebe were recipients of the Natasha Shkvorets Innovation Award.

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Feb 18, 2015: New Ask MAC Question & Answers

The Medical Council has reviewed and posted another round of questions on our Ask MAC website.
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Feb 13 , 2015: New Tip of the Week

We have posted a brand new Tip of the Week on How to acquire a quality 12-lead EKG.

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Feb 13, 2015: SWORBHP IT Support Centre
We have implemented an online ticket system called the SWORBHP IT Support Centre for IT related support.

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Feb 12, 2015: LINKS Newsletter - January 2015
Check out the January edition of the LINKS Newsletter. We hope you find this publication informative.

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Feb 11, 2015: Medical Director Award of Excellence

Congratulations to Kevin McNab and Brodie Golem for receiving the 2014 Medical Director Award of Excellence.

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Feb 9, 2015: Mental Health First Aid Workshop
Please join us on March 12-13, 2015 for an interactive in-class workshop on Mental Health First Aid Workshop.
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Feb 6, 2015: OBHG Paramedic Advisory Recruitment

OBHG is seeking applications for new representation from paramedics for all provincial Base Hospital committees.
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Feb 5, 2015: National Paramedic Competition

The 2015 Interdev National Paramedic Competition is coming back to Whitby, Ontario April 11th.
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Jan 30, 2015: SWORBHP MEDList Transdermal Patches

We share some common Transdermal Patches that you might encounter when treating patients.
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Jan 28, 2015: New Ebola Resources & Updates

We have recently posted a MOHLTC memo, a Public Health Ontario report and a screening tool regarding Ebola.

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Jan 24, 2015: New Tip of the Week

We have posted a brand new Tip of the Week - Arteriosclerosis vs. Atherosclerosis.

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Jan 20, 2015: Annual OBHG Conference 2015

We've recently posted details about the upcoming OBHG Conference in Ajax. Registration deadline is Feb 6th.

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Jan 16, 2015: New Tip of the Week

We have posted a Tip of the Week - Self Reports. It includes information and fast facts about our self reporting.

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Jan 16, 2015: EVD Directive #1 for Hospitals

We've posted the revised Chief Medical Officer of Health Directive for Hospitals on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

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Jan 15, 2015: NEW Medical Directives PDF App

We're excited to share our new Medical Directive PDF app! It looks and functions just like our previous mobile app.

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Jan 12, 2015: New Q&A on Ask MAC Website

The Medical Council has reviewed and posted another round of questions on our Ask MAC website.
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Jan 9, 2015: New Tip of the Week

We have posted a Tip of the Week - Keeping them Warm. It includes 7 tips to help keep your patient warm this winter.

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