Code of Ethics

PROFESSIONALISM

The EMS Practitioner must always portray professionalism in their attitude, actions, and appearance.

ACCOUNTABILTY

The EMS Practitioner accepts responsibility for all professional and personal actions.

RESPECT

The EMS Practitioner has to respect the rights of all persons, as well as the feelings and thoughts of all of those they come in contact with on a daily basis.

RESPONSIBLITY TO THE CLIENT

The EMS Practitioner must recognize that with special skills, s/he has the obligation to treat all their patients with competence and to the best of their abilities.

CONFIDENTIALITY

An EMS Practitioner must realize that they are subject to privileged, personal information and that they MUST not divulge anything to anyone outside of the direct patient care team.

NON PREJUDICE

The EMS Practitioner does not judge anyone based on age, sex, race, color, status or personal opinions.

HONOUR

An EMS Practitioner realizes that the profession brings honour and privilege, therefore they must strive to show pride in their work at all times.

ADVOCACY

The EMS Practitioner should act as a liaison between patients and other health care providers and speak on behalf of patients who cannot speak for themselves.