Southern Alleghenies & Seven Mountains EMS Councils are proud to offer several programs conducted by national speaker Ben Vernon dealing with hostile work environment. The program will be offered in multiple locations during the month of September. Please click here for the registration form.
Please click for information from PA EMS for Children concerning Wednesday May 23 – EMS for Children Day.
On January 10, 2018, the Governor signed a Disaster declaration for the Commonwealth in regard to the Heroin and Opioid crisis. As an element of this, the Acting Secretary of Health/Physician General Dr Levine has made the determination to modify the Naloxone Standing Order to allow for EMS agencies to leave behind Naloxone with the […]
New Password Requirements Coming This will be implemented for the new EMS Registry System. Any logon you have for the commonwealth SharePoint will change to this standard in January as indicated below. –Minimum length to increase from 8 to 12 characters Beginning in January, as existing passwords expire or are reset or changed, new passwords […]
A group of new training programs are being added to TrainPA starting December 22, 2017. It is expected that all of the programs will be available by the first of 2018. New program offerings include: Airway Care Airway management Essentials Respiratory Emergencies: CPAP Sudden Cardiac Death 12-Lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) Medical Assessment Trauma Assessment Abdominal Emergencies […]
The PA Department of Health, Bureau of EMS has forwarded the following recommendation document on selection and use of PPE against exposure hazards to Synthetic Opioids. Click on the link below to review the document. First Responder PPE for Synthetic Opioids
The link below is an EMS Information Bulletin establishing the implementation date for EMS Agency licensure requirements published in the June 17th Pennsylvania Bulletin. EMSIB 2017-12
Below is an EMS Information Bulletin concerning release of a new set of protocols, updated scope of practice, and updated equipment listing for EMS agency licensure. EMSIB 2017-09
As published in the June 17, 2017 Pennsylvania Bulletin, a Pediatric Safe Transport Device will be required equipment on all licensed, EMS transport vehicles effective September 1, 2017. Information about Pediatric Safe Transport Devices can be found by clicking on the link below: EMSIB 2017-11
The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of EMS has just released an Information Bulletin concerning EMS agency minimum staffing. To see the bulletin, click below: EMSIB 2017-06