BLS | North Shore Search and Rescue - Medical Direction Membership

Medical Direction Program for North Shore Search and Rescue (Individual Members)

Welcome to the North Shore Search & Rescue's Medical Direction Program. Through enrolment in this 'program,' you will have access to the online protocols that are supported for North Shore Search & Rescue through Odyssey Medical.

For a 'coupon' to off-set the cost of this course, please contact: Carolyn Kelly-Smith ([email protected])


If you have landed on this page and are interested in applying for Medical Direction Coverage, click this link to Apply for Medical Direction Coverage

Your Instructor

Medical Direction Team
Medical Direction Team

Our National Medical Direction team is led by Dr. Adam Lund, a practicing Emergency Physician and EMS Support Physician (BCEHS). The Medical Direction program is supported by a per province panel of health care professionals with expertise in out-of-hospital care.

Courses Included with Purchase

Penthrox™  – Methoxyflurane | Acute Pain
Use of Inhaled Methoxyflurane (Penthrox™) in the Management of Moderate to Severe Acute Pain Associated with Trauma or Brief Medical Interventions in Adults
Ivan Chiu
Entonox - Nitrous Oxide | Acute Pain
Use of Nitrous Oxide (Entonox) in the Management of Acute Pain in Adults
Adam Lund
A Suspected or Confirmed Opioid Overdose
Managing a suspected or confirmed opioid overdose
Sheila Turris, Eric Rae & Adam Lund
Over the Counter Medication Request
Over the Counter Medication Request
Kerrie Lewis, Sheila Turris & Adam Lund

Original Price: $250

Frequently Asked Questions

When does your coverage start and finish?
Your coverage starts when you receive written approval for Medical Direction coverage and complete the required online modules. It will continue as long as you are an active subscriber to the Medical Direction program and remain in good standing professionally. The modules are completely self-paced. You decide when you start and when you finish. Access remains 'open' as long as you are enrolled in Odyssey's Medical Direction program, or the Medical Direction program of an agency under Odyssey's Medical Direction.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you are working or volunteering under Odyssey Medical or an Affiliate's Medical Direction Program - across any and all devices you own.
What will completing this course allow me to do?
Program Features - “Permitting you to work to your scope” • Insured Medical Direction and individual insurance consultation upon enrolment • On-line access to Odyssey Medical Direction single-provider clinical and risk management protocols via Odyssey’s eLearning Site, including Symptom Relief protocols • Access to education materials via Odyssey’s online learning platform • Access to medical record documentation templates (upon request) • Access to Odyssey prescribed medications and medication inventory management program in support of clinical and symptom relief protocols Program Requirements • Successful vetting of your resume, professional credentials +/- criminal record • Quality assurance reviews and review of critical incidents (limits apply) • Pre-notification of events, deployments and missions where medical direction will be in effect

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