Table 1

Distribution of panellists by affiliations and by areas of expertise

Expertise in paramedicine n Affiliation with professional network/association
International roundtable on community paramedicineCanadian EMS Research NetworkCSA Group Technical Committee on Community ParamedicineOntario Community Paramedicine Forum (Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs)interRAI*Canadian Frailty NetworkOntario Association of Community Care Access Centres†
Paramedic service management (chief or deputy chief)32113000
Community paramedicine (supervisor or paramedic)64323000
Paramedic educator/researcher42301010
Expertise in assessment
 In primary care settings11011000
 In acute geriatric care settings10001110
 In home and community care settings10000011
 In mental health/emergency psychiatric settings10000100
Total179749231
  • *interRAI is a network of clinicians and researchers who develop standardised assessment instruments.

  • †The Ontario Associations of Community Care Access Centres was an organisation that coordinated provincial agencies who provided home and community care prior to local level restructuring.