General News


2015 ALS Protocols Released

2015 ALS Protocols have been released.  Implementation by 9/1/2015. Information Bulletin   2015 ALS Protocols  ED Spinal Care Update


Posted: 6/4/2015


AEMT & BLS Protocol Update

The Bureau of EMS has released two information bulletins. AEMT scope of practice. 2015 Statewde BLS Protocol Rollout for all EMS providers.


Posted: 5/20/2015


Answering-the-call.us Goes Live

Check out your EMS agency's newest recruitment website -  www.Answering-the-call.us Downloadable files are being added to the site.


Posted: 5/14/2015


Hands on Hands Challenge

In 2015, EMS providers are challenged to invite (1) friend to EMS and educate another in Hands Only CPR.  Click HERE.


Posted: 3/23/2015


EMMCO West Office Closed

Due to the annual educational Symposium, the EMMCO West office in Meadville will be closed on March 19 & 20, 2015.  The office will reopen on Monday, March 23, 2015.  The EMMCO West staff will be at the Ambassador Conference Center, Erie, PA.


Posted: 3/18/2015


BLS Practitioners that expire April 1, 2015

New cards have been sent out.  If you have not received your card, please check your con-ed in the EMS Portal then contact our office to make sure we have the correct address on file.

Thank you.


Posted: 3/5/2015


CPR Card Submission For Renewal of Certification

All certified EMS practitioners are required to submit a current CPR card at the time of their state certification renewal.  See EMSIB 2015-002

The memo also addresses EMSVO credentials and the process that is to be followed if the NEW EMS provider registration card does not list the EMSVO credentials on the card. These process are in effect as of February 24, 2015.


Posted: 2/25/2015


New Scope of Practice

Published in Saturday's PA Bulletin is PA EMS's new scope of practice 2015.  Nov. 2014 scope of practice 


Posted: 1/20/2015


ATTENTION PARAMEDICS & PHRNs

ATTENTION PARAMEDICS & PHRNs

Your status reports along with a letter explaining your new expiration date has been mailed. Please contact our office to update your information if you do not receive yours by January 10, 2015.


Posted: 12/22/2014


FEMA PPE Course Announced

A FEMA PPE course for EMS personnel treating biological events is planned for Jan. 19, 2015 (8 am - 5 pm), Superior Ambulance Service, Grove City. Course Information & Registration  Pre-registration required. Tuition Free. 8 hours Other CEU - PA Department of Health


Posted: 12/16/2014


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