814.201.2265 saems@saems.com

Southern Alleghenies EMS Council, Inc.
2900 Beale Ave, Suite 126
Altoona, PA  16601
(814)201.2265
(814)201.2429 Fax

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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 overdoses or...

EMS IB 2017-07: Drowning/Near-Drowning Event Reporting

The Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of EMS has issued EMS Information Bulletin 2017-07 related to Drowning/Near-Drowning Event Reporting and requests EMS agencies to report any drowning or near-drowning report within 72 hours of the event to assist the Bureau...

EMS Information Bulletin 2017-05

Southern Alleghenies EMS Council, Inc. 2900 Beale Ave, Suite 126 Altoona, PA  16601 (814)201.2265 (814)201.2429 Fax saems@saems.com The Bureau of EMS has released EMS Information Bulletin 2017-05:  Critical Care Transport and Air Ambulance Transport Approved...

EMS-IB 2017-03: Naloxone Increased Dosage Option

Southern Alleghenies EMS Council, Inc. 2900 Beale Ave, Suite 126 Altoona, PA  16601 (814)201.2265 (814)201.2429 Fax saems@saems.com The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of EMS has distributed EMS Information Bulletin 2017-03-Naloxone Increased Dosage Option...

AEMT Course-Somerset Hospital

Southern Alleghenies EMS Council, Inc. 2900 Beale Ave, Suite 126 Altoona, PA  16601 (814)201.2265 (814)201.2429 Fax saems@saems.com Community College of Allegheny County will be offering an Advanced EMT (AEMT) course at Somerset Hospital beginning May 23, 2017....

2017 Annual Meeting and EMS Awards Banquet

Southern Alleghenies EMS Council, Inc. 2900 Beale Ave, Suite 126 Altoona, PA  16601 (814)201.2265 (814)201.2429 Fax saems@saems.com 2017 Annual Meeting and Regional EMS Awards Banquet Please join us for the 2017 Annual Meeting and the Regional EMS Awards banquet on...

Memo from Deputy Secretary Ray Barishansky

The following memo from Deputy Secretary of Health Raphael Barishansky addresses the personnel changes at the Bureau of EMS and the current status of regional council consolidation plans.  To read the memo, CLICK...