Updates from PADoH on Protocols, Medication and Scope of Practice and Required Equipment List
All agencies must use the 2017 version of the Protocols by 9/1/17, but agencies may begin using them as soon as the agency medical director authorizes and verifies that the agency’s staff have all been through the applicable update(s). http://www.health.pa.gov/My%20Health/Emergency%20Medical%20Services/EMS%20Statewide%20Protocol/Pages/default.aspx#.WWPQ7KHD-JB / the protocol update CE courses are all loaded on PA TRAIN, as are the BLS glucometer course and the ALS Ketamine course.
The Medication and Scope of Practice information was effective 6/10/17. http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol47/47-23/965.html / http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol47/47-23/964.html
The Required Equipment List was published 6/17/17 and will be enforced effective 9/1/17. http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol47/47-24/1007.html
- 2017 Protocol Update summary.docx
- EMSIB 2017-12 Vehicle Equipment and Supplies Implementation Date.pdf
- EMSIB 2017-09 Announcing Updates.pdf
- EMSIB 2017-11 Revising 2017-10 Pediatric Safe Transport Devices.pdf