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The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of EMS has released EMS Information Bulletins 2017-11 and 2017-12 related to Pediatric Safe Transport Devices and the implementation date for the new equipment requirements of September 1, 2017.

EMSIB 2017-11 Revising 2017-10 Pediatric Safe Transport Devices

EMSIB 2017-12 Vehicle Equipment and Supplies Implementation Date

Additionally, the following link will provide a brief summary of changes to the required equipment and the scope of practice for EMS providers.  These are provided as a reference, and if you should have any questions please reference the Pennsylvania Bulletin referenced in the document or contact our office.

Outline of Changes to Required Equipment for EMS Vehicles and Scope of Practice.clm