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Protocol Updates-2017

The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (BEMS) has published revisions to the Statewide ALS, BLS and AEMT protocols.  These new protocols will be effective on September 1, 2017.  Agencies may implement the protocol revisions prior...

NEW-Scope of Practice and Approved Medication List

The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (BEMS) has published updates to the EMS Scope of Practice for Emergency Medical Service Providers and Approved and Required Medications Lists for Emergency Medical Service Agencies and...

Fentanyl: A Briefing Guide for First Responders

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has released a guide for first responders related to the opioid overdose epidemic. The guide, entitled “Fentanyl:  A Briefing Guide for First Responders” provides valuable information to all responders who may respond to...