There are several benefits to becoming a member of PANL. Our PANL members play a key role in helping us help the prehospital patient care in Newfoundland and Labrador. Members voice their ideas and opinions through our member portal to be sure their voice is heard. Our PANL members also receive discounts on merchandise!
The PANL encourages anyone interested in the association and who is an EMS practitioner to join the association. In order to be a full member with voting privileges, you must be currently practicing as a provincial EMS practitioner. If you are not currently registered in the province, you may still join as an Associate Member. Student memberships are also available at a discounted rate.
PANL Code of Ethics
The EMS Practitioner must always portray professionalism in their attitude, actions, and appearance.
The EMS Practitioner accepts responsibility for all professional and personal actions.
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.
RESPONSIBILITY 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.
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.
The EMS Practitioner does not judge anyone based on age, sex, race, color, status, or personal opinions.
An EMS Practitioner realizes that the profession brings honour and privilege, therefore they must strive to show pride in their work at all times.
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.