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In order to practice Emergency Medical Technology in Prince Edward Island, all applicants must hold current registration with the EMS Board of Prince Edward Island. Use the guide in this document to identify the right application type.
To practice Emergency Medical Technology in this province you are required to be registered with the EMS Board of Prince Edward Island. A registration is valid for up to two years and must be renewed according to the renewal cycle which is every second year. All current EMT licences expire, March...
Information on in-province and out-of-province ground ambulance fees.
Data on ground ambulance coverage zones, ambulance response times, and the most common pre-hospital ambulance calls for 2019-20.
Dial, 8-1-1, to access non-emergency health information. Dial, 7-1-1 (TTY), , if you are hearing impaired., What health information will I get by calling 8-1-1? , A registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to answer your health questions over the phone and will: , help you determine whether...
What happens when I die and have indicated that I want to be an organ donor?, Although everyone has the potential to be an organ donor, the reality is that the opportunity for organ donation is rare. Only 2-3% of hospital deaths occur in a way that allows for donation, as deceased organ donation...
What happens when I die and I have indicated that I want to be a tissue donor?, If you die in a PEI hospital, you will be assessed for your potential to be a tissue donor. If it is possible for you to be a tissue donor, Health PEI staff will call the Regional Tissue Bank in Halifax, Nova Scotia....
How can I become a living organ donor?, Healthy adults can become living organ donors after extensive medical testing determines it is safe for them. Living donors are able to donate a kidney, a portion of your liver, or bone marrow. You will have a medical examination to determine if it is safe...
What is an Organ and Tissue Intent to Donate Registry?, An, Organ and Tissue Intent to Donate Registry, is a place for people to record their willingness to donate organs and tissues if they are qualified to be a potential donor at the time of their death. Health care professionals access the...
With the addition of a new Neonatologist, more Island babies who are sick or born more prematurely will be able to receive neonatal intensive care services closer to home. Islander Dr. Beth Ellen Brown has joined the PEI health care team as a Neonatologist which has allowed the establishment of a...