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/
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