Why are there statewide life support protocols in PA?

Why are there statewide life support protocols in PA?

Purpose: A. The Statewide Protocols are written with the goal of providing the highest quality of EMS patient care to patients treated by EMS providers in the Commonwealth. B. The Statewide Protocols provide a statewide uniformity and consistency to expected EMS care provided by EMS providers. C.

When did Pennsylvania change to statewide ALS protocols?

These changes are effective immediately. Pennsylvania has used Statewide ALS Protocols since July 1, 2007, and this edition is an update to the version that was posted on November 1, 2019.

Where to find PA Department of Health EMS protocols?

The Department of Health’s Bureau of EMS website will always contain the most current version of the EMS protocols, the scope of practice for each level of provider, important EMS Information Bulletins, and many other helpful resources. This information can be accessed online at www.health.pa.gov.

What can you find on the Pennsylvania Bulletin?

No statutes or acts will be found at this website. The Pennsylvania Bulletin website includes the following: Rulemakings by State agencies; Proposed Rulemakings by State agencies; State agency notices; the Governor’s Proclamations and Executive Orders; Actions by the General Assembly; and Statewide and local court rules.

What are the life support protocols in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania Statewide Basic Life Support Protocols Pennsylvania Statewide Basic Life Support Protocols Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services 2019 (717) 787-8740 July 1, 2019 Dear EMS Provider:

When did Pennsylvania start using the BLS protocol?

Pennsylvania has used Statewide BLS Protocols since Sept. 1, 2004, and this edition is an update to the version that was posted since June 10, 2017.

These changes are effective immediately. Pennsylvania has used Statewide ALS Protocols since July 1, 2007, and this edition is an update to the version that was posted on November 1, 2019.

The Department of Health’s Bureau of EMS website will always contain the most current version of the EMS protocols, the scope of practice for each level of provider, important EMS Information Bulletins, and many other helpful resources. This information can be accessed online at www.health.pa.gov.