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Overview

As key partners in emergency care, paramedic involvement in research is one way that BCEHS delivers on our community commitment to promote safety, decrease suffering and save lives.  

​​​​The BCEHS provincial model supports many innovative research programs and studies that aim to enhance pre-hospital care.

BCEHS Research Goals

  • ​Enhance research capacity and awareness within BC Emergency Health Services
  • Ensure that publications by other EMS systems and research of our own practice and outcomes provide the basis, whenever possible, for patient care decisions
  • Improve the quantity and quality of paramedic participation in clinical research activities that BCEHS either leads or is a partner in
  • Improve the accessibility and usability of research resources for staff

BCEHS Research Services

  • ​Evaluate BCEHS data and write manuscripts for publication
  • Review research proposals prior to implementation, to ensure that they are scientifically sound, ethical and feasible
  • Locate and translate research literature for employees (from internal and external resources)
  • Investigate ideas brought forward by staff and, if appropriate, help formulate a research question
  • Answer employee’s research related questions​
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