Professional Medical Associates has been providing education for EMS Professionals for over 25 years with unprecedented rates of success at all levels including 6 year accreditation for our EMT and EMT-Paramedic programs through the Canadian Medical Association.

What's New:

Program Updates - updated Apr 12, 2017

demoDifficult Airway Course: EMS (ALS) - announced for April 29/30 Calgary and May 13/14 St. Albert  - Click for more information

demoEMR Program - dates for next EMR programs for Calgary and St. Albert - likely July 2017 contact the office for information on future programs.

demoEMT Program - Next EMT Program for St. Albert and Calgary likely July 2017 contact the office for information.

demoEMT-Paramedic - Selection dates for next EMT-Paramedic program in Calgary commencing June 2017 - March 25, 2017. see Program Dates - Contact the office for information on 2017 programs.

demoFundamentals of Airway Management (BLS) - St. Albert and Calgary dates to be announced for May 2017 - Click for more information

demoNEW CALGARY OFFICE - PMA is pleased to announce we have moved to our new Calgary office. New campus located at #112, 11420 - 27 Street SE, Calgary.

demoAll PMA News and Updates

Current News:

PMA - Airway Programs - Updated: Feb 12, 2016

demoProfessional Medical Associates is an Authorized Training Centre for the Difficult Airway Course for EMT-P and the Fundamentals of Airway Management Program for BLS providers.

Recent Events:

First Canadian Difficult Airway Course presented

October 14, 2015

demoProfessional Medical Associates, an authorized training centre, offered the first Difficult Airway Course to EMT-Paramedic students in Canada.



  • Experienced Faculty: PMA offers all levels of students the most experienced faculty with exceptional field experience and professional instructor development program.

PMA Advantages

  • Strong Instructional Support: Online resources are designed to supplement the students' educational experience, not to replace critical instructor student interaction in the classroom.
  • Online Supplement: PMA is pleased to offer online support for students - available 24/7 and not a replacement for instructor involvement but serves as a supplement.
  • PMA has over 20 years of experience. Starting in 1994 with the EMR Program and developing EMT and EMT-P enjoying CMA Accreditation for the EMT and EMT-P programs.

Our Mission

Professional Medical Associates is dedicated to proving our "Commitment to Educational Excellence" in every program delivered. Since 1994, Professional Medical Associates has strived to become the leader in innovative, effective and superior education for all levels of Emergency Medical Service practitioners as well as educational programs in emergency medical services such as AED, CPR, First Aid or Emergency Medical Dispatching.

Company Profile

Professional Medical Associates maintains active approval of programs through the Health Disciplines Board of Alberta and are approved programs of the Alberta College of Paramedics. The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program was re-accredited as a Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) program and the Emergency Medical Technologist-Paramedic program was accredited as an Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) program. Accreditation of the programs by the Canadian Medical Association allows for national mobility and recognition.

The EMR, EMT and EMT-P programs are currently licensed under the Private Vocational Schools Act serving students out of the St. Albert and Calgary offices. PMA also offers the EMR and EMT Programs through a partnership with Prairie College in Three Hills.

Contact Information

Corporate Head Office - St. Albert (780) 460-8410   
           Southern Alberta Office - Calgary  (403) 547-9709
Corporate Head Office - St. Albert (780) 460-8277
           Southern Alberta Office - Calgary (403) 258-0198
Postal address
Corporate Head Office - NEW ADDRESS
Suite 101, 265 Carleton Drive, St. Albert, AB, Canada, T8N 4J9*  - Download map
        Southern Alberta Office - NEW ADDRESS
Suite 112, 11420 - 27 Street S.E., Calgary, AB, Canada, T2Z 3R6* - Download map
Electronic mail
General Information:
*As a note, DO NOT use ACP's site locator, Google Maps, or any other service as it will likely provide inaccurate directions.

Professional Medical Associates

Committed to be the leading provider of EMS and allied health education in Alberta.

EMS Programs


Program Dates - see program dates.

Evidence Based Airway Programs

Fundamentals of Airway Management - An evidence-based and hands on airway management program specifically designed for EMR and EMT professionals

Difficult Airway Course: EMS - An evidence-based and hands on airway management program specifically designed for EMT-Paramedic professionals