Please click here for more information on the recent changes to the CPR Programs recognized by Pennsylvania.
This past year, EMMCO West's Medical Advisory and Communication Committees identified an inability of ALS personnel to transmit 12 lead EKGs to regional hospitals. In order for medical command physicians to identify a treatment plan for a suspected heart attack patient, a 12 lead EKG is needed.
Below is a link to the statement from Dr. Kupas regarding the use of the King LT.
Below is a link for the form that must be filled out prior to coming to one of the H1N1 clinics. Please download the form and bring the completed form to the H1N1 clinics. All practitioners attending an H1N1 clinic must register with Melissa to ensure that there is enough vaccine at the clinic.
The Department of Health has notified the regional EMS councils that OSHA requires each service to offer the H1N1 vaccine to all its members. If a member refuses the vaccination, below is a link to a sample refusal form.
EMSOF Funding packets have been mailed out. To access PDF versions of the paperwork, please follow the link below.
Effective November 1, 2009, UPMC Northwest, Seneca, PA is a recognized Level III Trauma Center.
Use the following link to obtain more information about the FCC mandate for January 2013 in regards to the migration of the current broad banded radio system to a narrow banded radio system.
There has been a recent shortage of EPINEPHrine and 50% dextrose. Please review the bulletin below for information and recommendations if your service is affected by this shortage.
The EMMCO West, Inc. Annual Report for Fiscal Year July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010 is now available for review online. Please click on the link below to view the report.
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