Professional Medical Associates has been providing education for EMS Professionals for over 25 years with unprecedented rates of success at all levels including accreditation for our PCP (Primary Care Paramedic) and ACP (Advanced Care Paramedic) programs through Accreditation Canada.

What's New:

Program Updates - updated Mar 3, 2021

 PCP Program - Selections dates announced for April/May 2021 programs Download Application or See Program Dates.

Airway for DDS - Essentials of Airway Management for Adults and Pediatrics - Calgary and St. Albert February 2021 - see dates

FMR Program - next FMR programs - St. Albert - April 6, 2021 - see Program Dates or contact the office for information on future programs.

ACP Program - Selections completed commencing July 2021 - see Program Dates or email for more information.   

 TECC Program - TBA - Email for information on additional programs.

 Difficult Airway Course: EMS (ALS) - Calgary and St. Albert TBA

  Fundamentals of Airway Management (BLS) - St. Albert and Calgary dates to be announced for Spring 2021 (COVID permitting) - Email for more information

NEW CALGARY OFFICE - New campus located at #112, 11420 - 27 Street SE, Calgary.

All 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 ACP 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 ACP 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 PCP and ACP.

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 Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) program was re-accredited as a Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) program and the Advanced Care Paramedic program was accredited as an Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) program. Accreditation of the programs by Accreditation Canada allows for national mobility and recognition.

The EMR, PCP and ACP programs are currently licensed under the Private Vocational Schools Act serving students out of the St. Albert and Calgary offices. PMA also offers the FMR and PCP 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:

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 PCP professionals

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