General News


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


Clarification to EMS Scope of Practice

BEMS has issued an information bulletin clarification effective Dec. 5, 2014, for the Paramedic> level scope of practice denoted P*. The rest of the revised scope of practice took effect November 29, 2014  Scope of Practice  Information Bulletin


Posted: 12/5/2014


Infectious Disease Information

The PA Department of Health has issued guidance to ensure EMS is prepared in the event the Ebola disease affects Pennsylvania.  Keep up to date with current reccomendations on our Infectous Disease Information for EMS page. Updated 12/04/2014


Posted: 12/4/2014


Narcan Approved For Public Safety Providers

PA Act 139 allows public safety personnel to administer Narcan to suspected narcotic overdose victims.  See PA Department of Health ISB-004 for information or merader@pa.gov . Narcan Guidance for First Responders  EMS Agreement Form  FAQ   Draft Policy


Posted: 11/17/2014


EMSVO Updates/ Roster Additions

Agencies needing to update or add to their EMSVO roster, please follow the process on our Licensure page.  Any questions, call Kaylen at 814-337-5380.


Posted: 10/23/2014


EMS Safety Conference

  3rd Annual EMS Safety Conference, November 1, 2014,  Ambassador Conference Center, Erie (8 hour NAEMT EMS Safety Course) Credit Card Registration    (Register by October 1, 2014) Information Link


Posted: 9/19/2014


SAVE THE DATE!!!

Clarion Hospital and Allegheny General Hospital will be hosting an EMS Symposium On November 7, 2014 at the Holiday Inn in Clarion.  More information to follow.


Posted: 9/16/2014


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