Prior to providing training for the following optional skills listed below, please educate the service to the following OEMS requirements included in protocol 6.0 as follows: Medical Director Options
The following conditions must be met in order for your service to provide any of the following optional treatments as listed below:
- The service has a written policy adopting use of the procedure, in accordance with the terms of this Protocol section, and such policy is signed by the service’s affiliate hospital medical director.
- The service’s affiliate hospital medical director has authorized each EMT to utilize the procedures in this section, based on his/her level of certification.
- The prehospital provider must be trained to use the procedure, in accordance with the minimum standard training component as outlined by DPH/OEMS, and as approved by the affiliate hospital medical director.
BLS / ALS
Selective Spinal Assessment (OEMS slides-not created by CMEMSC) which replaces Protocol 4.8 Spinal Column/Cord Injuries, see Protocol 6.4
Cardio-Cerebral Resuscitation (CCR): Use Protocol 6.2 and consult with the service AHMD for appropriate training.
Needle Cricothyrotomy: Use Protocol 6.3 and consult with the service AHMD for appropriate training.