Policies – Index by Topic

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z

-A-

  • Abdominal Pain – 6519
  • Access, Release and Confidentiality of EMS Data 2403
  • Accessing a Pre-Existing Vascular Access 5425
  • Acute Cerebrovascular Accident 6517
  • Acute Respiratory Distress 6527
  • Activated Charcoal 5403
  • Adenosine 5427
  • ADMINISTRATION
    • Policy Review and Development 2006
    • Request for Additions to Local Optional Scope of Practice 2007
    • Waiver of Policy 2008
  • Administrative Hearings – EMT Investigations 4010
  • Adult  Endotracheal Intubation Protocol 5318
  • Aerosol Therapy with Small Volume Nebulizer 5330
  • AIRCRAFT
    • Helicopter Services 2206
    • EMS Aircraft Classification 2206.1
    • EMS Aircraft Service Request/Dispatch (Medivac) 2206.2
    • EMS Aircraft Patient Care and Destination 2206.3
    • EMS Aircraft Transport Criteria 2206.4
  • AIRWAY
    • Adult Endotracheal Intubation 5318
    • Needle Cricothyrotomy 5430
    • Airway Adjunct Procedure 6028
    • Oxygen Administration Procedure 6030
  • AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION
    • Airway Obstruction/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 6029
    • Airway Obstruction 6525
  • Albuterol Sulfate 5329
  • ALLERGIC REACTION/ANAPHYLAXIS
    • Anaphylactic Shock BLS 6003
    • Allergic Reactions/ Anaphylaxis ALS 6522
  • ALTERED LEVEL OF BEHAVIOR
    • Behavioral Emergencies 6004
  • ALTERED LEVEL OF CONSCIOUSNESS
    • (BLS) Altered Level of Consciousness 6002
    • (ALS) Non-Diabetic Coma/Altered Level of Consciousness 6514
    • (ALS) Coma/Altered Level of Consciousness with History of Diabetes 6515
    • (ALS) Seizures 6516
    • (ALS) Acute Cerebrovascular Accident 6517
    • (ALS) Syncope/Near Syncope 6518
  • Alternate Communication During Radio Failure 2507
  • AMAs
    • Cancellation and Transfer of Patient Care 2302
    • Patient Refusal 2312
  • Amiodarone 5439
  • Anaphylactic Shock 6003
  • Antibiotic Infusion during Interfacility Transport Instructor and Training Requirements 3411
  • Application for EMD Center Provider Accreditation 2201
  • Approval of New ALS Interventions 6554
  • Aspirin 6039
  • Asthma/Bronchospasm 6530
  • Atropine Sulfate Protocol 5304

-B-

  • BASE HOSPITAL
    • Base Hospital Designation 2103
    • PCMD and PCNCs Responsibilities 2109
    • Contact Hospital 2501
  • Behavioral Emergencies 6004
  • Benzodiazepine 5332
  • Blood Product Infusion During Interfacility Transfer 6543
  • BLS/AEMT – Determination of Death 2304
  • BLS Vaccine Administration 6046
  •  BITES/STINGS
  • Bradycardia with a Pulse 6505
  • Burns 6025

-C-

  • Calcium Chloride 10% Solution 5305
  • Cancellation of Patient Care (AMAs) 2302
  • CARDIAC ARREST
    • Cardiac Arrest- BLS Adult/ Child/ Infant 6005
    • Cardiac Arrest Pediatric (Ventricular Fibrillation/Tachycardia) 6534
    • Cardiac Arrest – Adult Medical 6504
    • Cardiac Arrest – Traumatic Arrest 6542
  • Cardiac Emergencies – Chest Pain 6511
  • Cardiac – 12 Lead Electrocardiography 6511a
  • Care of Minors in the Field 2303
  • Case Review 2104
  • CERTIFICATION (GENERAL)
    • Certification/Accreditation/Authorization Process 4001
    • Fee Schedule 4002
    • Special Accommodations for Testing 4007
  • Certification Review Process 2105
  • Chart Audit Guidelines 2106
  • Chemical Restraint/Sedation 6552
  • CHEST PAIN
    • Chest Pain, BLS 6006
    • Cardiac Emergencies, Chest Pain, ALS 6511
  • CHILD ABUSE
    • Mandated Reporting 2405
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 6529
  • Childbirth 6008
  • Coma/Altered Level of Consciousness w/Diabetes 6515
  • Combative Patient 6035
  • Combitube Airway Protocol 5441
  • COMMUNICATIONS
    • Mandated Reporting 2405
    • Radio Communication 2502
    • Radio Communication Log 2503
    • MCI Communications Plan 2506
    • Alternate Communication During Radio Failure 2507
    • Med Net Communications Guidelines2508
  • Contact Hospital  2501
  • CONTINUING EDUCATION
    • Continuing Education Provider Approval 3702
    • Continuing Education Procedure 3703
    • EMT -P Accreditation 4603
    • MICN Authorization Maintenance Requirements 4704
    • MICN Advance Life Support Field Observation 4705
  • COVID Vaccine Administration 6046
  • CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) 6041
  • CPR Assist Device 6045
  • CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES 2209
  • CQI – North Coast EMS 2101
  • CQI – Providers/Hospitals 2101.1
  • CRICOTHYROTOMY
    • Needle Cricothyrotomy  5430
  • CROUP
    • Croup/Epiglottitis 6526

-D-

  • DEFIBRILLATION
    • ALS Defibrillation Protocol 5324
  • DESTINATION DETERMINATION
    • Destination Determination 2309
  • DETERMINATION OF DEATH
    • BLS/AEMT – Determination of Death 2304
    • ALS – Determination of Death 2305
  • Dextrose 50% (D-50); Dextrose 10% (D-10) 5306
  • Diazepam 5332
  • Diazepam, Rectal Administration 5333
  • Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 5407
  • DO NOT RESUSCITATE (DNR)End of Life Care 2307
  • DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
    • Mandated Reporting 2405
  • DONOR CARD-Organ Donor Cards Policy # 2308
  • Dopamine Hydrochloride 5408
  • Drowning/Near Drowning BLS 6026

-E-

  • Eclampsia, Severe Pre-Eclampsia 6539
  • Electrocardiography – 12 Lead 6511a
  • ELDER AND DEPENDENT ADULT ABUSE
    • Mandated Reporting 2405
  • EMD Center Provider Accreditation 2201.1
  • EMD Application for Provider Accreditation 2201
  • EMS Aircraft Services 2206
    • EMS Aircraft Classification 2206.1
    • EMS Aircraft Service Request/Dispatch (Medivac) 2206.2
    • EMS Aircraft Patient Care and Destination2206.3
    • EMS Aircraft Transport Criteria 2206.4
  • EMT Investigations, Administrative Hearings 4010
  • EMT -P Accreditation 4603
  • EMT -P Scope of Practice 5402
  • EMT -P Standing Orders 5421
  • EMT -I (RE)CERTIFICATION EMT -I Certification Process 4302
  • EMT -I Scope of Practice 5102
  • ENDOTRACHEAL INTUBATION
    • Adult  Endotracheal Intubation 5318
  • Endotracheal Tube Introducer (ETTI) 5444
  • ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES
    • Heat Illness/Hyperthermia 6021
    • Cold Emergencies/Frostbite/Frozen Extremities 6022
  • Envenomation 6024
  • Epinephrine (Adrenaline) 5307
  • EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLY LISTS
    • First Responder/BLS Supply and Equipment Standard 2202
    • Paramedic Standard Equipment and Supply List 2205

-F-

  • Fee Schedule 4002
  • Fentanyl 5442
  • FIELD CARE AUDITS
    • Field Care Audit Guidelines 2108
    • EMT -P Accreditation 4603
    • MICN Authorization 4702
  • Field Initiatives 2111
  • FIELD INTERNSHIP
    •  AEMT/ALS Field Internship Procedure 3004
    • FIELD TRAINING OFFICER (FTO) AUTHORIZATION
      • Field Training Officer Authorization Requirements 4802
    • FIELD TRAINING OFFICER (FTO) TRAINING
      • FTO Training Structure; Instructor Qualifications 3802
      • FTO Training Officer Training Program 3804
  • Field Research and Additional Scope 2007
  • First Responder/BLS Supply and Equipment Standard 2202
  • FIRST RESPONDER (RE)CERTIFICATION
    • First Responder Certification Process 4202
  • FIRST RESPONDER TRAINING
    • First Responder Training & Instructor Qualifications 3102
    • First Responder Training Program – Course Content 3104
  • First Responder Scope of Practice 5002
  • FTO Training Structure ; Instructor Qualifications 3802
  • FTO Training Officer Training Program 3804
  • Furosemide (Lasix) 5308

-G-

  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding 6521
  • Glucagon Hydrochloride 5432
  • GLUCOSE TESTING
    • Glucose Test Strip 5323
    • Finger Stick for Blood Glucose 5334

-H-

  • Heat Illness/Hyperthermia 6021
  • Helicopter Services 2206
    • EMS Aircraft Classification 2206.1
    • EMS Aircraft Service Request/Dispatch (Medivac) 2206.2
    • EMS Aircraft Patient Care and Destination 2206.3
    • EMS Aircraft Transport Criteria 2206.4
  • HELMET REMOVAL
    • Prehospital Helmet Removal Procedure 6031
  • Hemorrhage Control/ Tourniquets/Wound Packing/ Hemostatic Dressings 6049
  • HEPARIN, MONITORING INTRAVENOUS INFUSION
    • Heparin Infusions 6544
    • Training Structure and Instructor Qualifications 3408
  • HOSPITALS
    • Base Hospital Designation 2103
    • PCMD and PCNCs Responsibilities 2109
    • Reduction or Closure of Hospitals 2301
    • Contact Hospital 2501
  • HYPERTHERMIA/HYPOTHERMIA
    • Heat Illness/Hyperthermia 6021
    • Cold Emergencies/Frostbite/Frozen Extremities 6022

-I-

  • i-Gel Airway Device 5409
  • Imminent Delivery 6008
  • Injury Prevention Programs 7006
  • Instructor Qualifications 3002
  • INTERFACILITY TRANSFERS
    • Interfacility Transfer Procedure 2208
  • Intranasal (Nasal) Medication Administration 6551
  • Intraosseous Access (Vascular Access) (IV, IO, EJ) 5320
  • Investigations, Administrative Hearings – EMT 4010

-K-

  • Ketamine Hydrochloride 5443

-L-

  •  Lidocaine (Xylocaine) 5309

-M-

  • Major Trauma/Traumatic Shock 6014
  • Mandated Reporting 2405
  • MCI Communications Plan 2506
  • MCI Triage Criteria – Operational Guidelines 6020
  • Medevac EMS Helicopter Services 2206
    • EMS Aircraft Classification 2206.1
    • EMS Aircraft Service Request/Dispatch (Medivac) 2206.2
    • EMS Aircraft Patient Care and Destination 2206.3
    • EMS Aircraft Transport Criteria 2206.4
  • Cardioversion-Conscious Patient 5335
  • Med Net Communications Guidelines 2508
  • MEDICATIONS
    • EMT -I
      • Oxygen Administration Procedure 6030
      • Oral Glucose Protocol 6032
      • Patient-Administration of Medications Protocol 6033
    • Paramedic
      • Activated Charcoal 5403
      • Adenosine 5427
      • Albuterol Sulfate 5329
      • Amiodarone 5439
      • Atropine Sulfate Protocol 5304
      • Atrovent 5440
      • Benzodiazepines 5332
      • Calcium Chloride 10% Solution 5305
      • Dextrose 50% (D-50); Dextrose 10% (D-10) 5306
      • Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 5407
      • Dopamine Hydrochloride 5408
      • Epinephrine (Adrenaline) 5307
      • Fentanyl 5442
      • Furosemide (Lasix) 5308
      • Glucagon Hydrochloride 5432
      • Ketamine 5443
      • Lidocaine (Xylocaine) 5309
      • Magnesium Sulfate 10% 5428
      • Morphine Sulfate 5310
      • Naloxone (Narcan) 5311
      • Nitroglycerine (NTG) 5312
      • Ondansetron (Zofran) 5438
      • Oxytocin 5412
      • Sodium Bicarbonate 5313
      • Tranexamic Acid (TXA) 5445
  • Medivac EMS Aircraft Services 2206
    • EMS Aircraft Classification 2206.1
    • EMS Aircraft Service Request/Dispatch (Medivac) 2206.2
    • EMS Aircraft Patient Care and Destination 2206.3
    • EMS Aircraft Transport Criteria 2206.4
  • MICN Advance Life Support Field Observation 4705
  • MICN Authorization Maintenance Requirements 4704
  • MICN (RE)AUTHORIZATION
    • MICN New Personnel Orientation 4004
    • MICN Authorization & Reauthorization 4702
  • MICN TRAINING
    • Student Eligibility to Enter MICN Training Program 3602
    • MICN Training Structure & Instructor Qualifications 3603
    • MICN – Training Program Required Hours & Content 3605
  • MICN Scope of Practice 5502
  • Midazolam 5332
  • Monitoring Potassium Chloride (KC1) 5423
  • Monitoring Thoracostomy Tubes 5424
  • Morphine Sulfate Protocol 5310
  • MULTICASUALTY INCIDENTS (MCI)
    • MCI Communications Plan 2506
    • Multi-casualty Incidents – Operational Guidelines 6020
    • MCI Triage Criteria – Operational Guidelines 6542
  • Mutual Aid 2311

-N-

    • Naloxone (Narcan) Policy – ALS 5311
    • Intranasal (Nasal) Medication Administration 6551
    • Provider BLS Narcan Nasal Spray (Naloxone) 2217
    • Provider Leave Behind Narcan Program 2218
    • Naloxone (Narcan) – BLS 6043
    • Suspected Opioid Overdose  6044
    • Needle Cricothyrotomy  5430
    • Needle Thoracostomy 5420
    • Neonatal Resuscitation 6540
    • Nerve Agent Antidote Dosages 5435
    • New ALS Interventions (Approval of) 6554
    • NITROGLYCERINE, MONITORING INTRAVENOUS INFUSIONS
      • Monitoring Intravenous Nitroglycerine Infusions 6545
      • Training Structure and Instructor Qualifications 3408
      • Non-Diabetic Coma/Altered Level of Consciousness 6514

-O-

  • OB /GYN
    • Childbirth 6008
    • Postpartum Vaginal Hemorrhage With Shock 6536
    • Severe Pre-Eclampsia/Eclampsia 6539
  • Ondansetron (Zofran) 5438
  • Oral Glucose Protocol 6032
  • ORGAN DONOR CARD
  • Oxygen Administration Procedure 6030
  • Oxytocin 5412

-P-

  • Pacing – Transcutaneous Cardiac Pacing 6546
  • Pain Management (Adult and Pediatric) 6555
  • PARAMEDIC (RE)ACCREDITATION
    • EMT -P Accreditation 4603
  • Paramedic Scope of Practice 5402
  • Paramedic Standard Equipment and Supply List 2205
  • PARAMEDIC TRAINING
    • Student Eligibility for AEMT /EMT- P Training Programs 3401
  • PATIENT CARE RECORDS
    • Chart Audit Guidelines 2106
    • Prehospital Care Report 2402
    • Access, Release and Confidentiality of EMS Data 2403
    • Mandated Reporting 2405
  • Patient-Administration of Medications Protocol 6033
  • Patient Refusal 2312
  • Patient Care – Trauma System Rapid Re-triage of Critically Injured Patients 7007
  • PCMD and PCNCs Responsibilities 2109
  • PEDIATRIC
    • Pediatric Hypotension 6535
  • Physician Involvement with EMTs and Paramedics 2306
  • Pneumothorax, Spontaneous 6532
  • POISONS
  • Potassium Chloride (KC1), Monitoring 5423
  • Prehospital Helmet Removal Procedure 6031
  • Prehospital Care Report 2402
  • Policy Review and Development 2006
  • Public Safety First Aid and CPR Training Program- Course Content 3101
  • Public Safety First Aid Scope of Practice 5200

-Q-

  • QUALITY ASSURANCE
    • Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) 2100
    • CQI – North Coast EMS 2101
    • CQI – Providers/Hospitals 2101.1
    • Quality Assurance Committee 2110

-R-

  • RADIO
    • Med Net Communications 2508
  • Radio Communication 2502
  • Radio Communication Log 2503
  • RADIO FAILURE
    • Alternate Communication During Radio Failure 2507
    • EMT -P Standing Orders/Radio Failure 5421
  • RECIPROCITY BETWEEN COUNTIES/STATE
  • Rectal Administration of Diazepam 5333
  • Patient Refusal 2312
  • Patient Restraints 6036
  • Reduction or Closure of Hospitals 2301
  • Respiratory Arrest 6528
  • Respiratory Distress/Dyspnea 6010

-S-

  • SCOPE OF PRACTICE
    • First Responder Scope of Practice 5002
    • Public Safety First Aid Scope of Practice 5200
    • EMT -I Scope of Practice 5102
    • Paramedic Scope of Practice 5402
    • MICN Scope of Practice 5502
  • SCUBA-DIVING EMERGENCIES
    • Scuba or Deep-Water Diving 6027
  • Sedation (Chemical Restraint) 6552
  • SEIZURES
  • SERVICE PROVIDERS
    • Application for EMD Center Provider Accreditation 2201
    • EMD Center Provider Accreditation 2201.1
    • EMS Helicopter Services 2206
  • Severe Pre-Eclampsia/Eclampsia 6539
  • Shock (Non-Traumatic) 6502
  • Sodium Bicarbonate 5313
  • Special Accommodations for Testing 4007
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax 6532
  • STANDING ORDERS
    • EMT -P Standing Orders/Radio Failure 5421
  • STEMI Receiving Center Designation Criteria 2215
  • Student Eligibility for AEMT/P Training Programs 3401
  • Student Eligibility to Enter MICN Training Program 3602
  • SYNCOPE
    • Syncope -BLS 6013
    • Syncope/Near Syncope – ALS 6518

-T-

  • Tachycardias with a Pulse 6506
  • TESTING
    • Fee Schedule 4001
    • Special Accommodations for Testing 4007
    • Testing Procedure 3003
  • THORACOSTOMY TUBES
    • Monitoring Thoracostomy Tubes 5424
  • Toxic Gas Inhalation 6533
  • TRAINING
    • Training Program Approval 3001
    • Instructor Qualifications 3002
    • Testing Procedure 3003
    • First Responder Training ; Instructor Qualifications 3102
    • First Responder Training Program – Course Content 3104
    • Student Eligibility for AEMT/EMT-P Training Programs 3401
    • Blood Products Infusion Training Structure and Instructor Qualifications 3410
    • Student Eligibility to Enter MICN Training Program 3602
    • MICN Training Structure & Instructor Qualifications 3603
    • MICN Training Program Required Hours & Content 3605
    • FTO Training Structure & Instructor Qualifications 3802
    • FTO Training Officer Training Program 3804
  • Tranexamic Acid (TXA) 5445
  • Transcutaneous Cardiac Pacing 6546
  • Traumatic Cardiopulmonary Arrest – ALS 6542
  • Traumatic Cardiopulmonary Arrest – BLS 6015
  • TRANSFER OF PATIENT CARE
    • Cancellation and Transfer of Patient Care Policy 2302
  • TRAUMA
    • Trauma Triage Determination and Transport Destination Policy 7000
    • Trauma Center Marketing and Advertising 7002
    • Repatriation of Stable Trauma Services Health Plan 7003
    • Trauma Registry Data Collection and Management 7004
    • Trauma Quality Assurance/System Improvement 7005
    • Injury Prevention Programs 7006
    • Patient Care- Trauma System Rapid Re-triage of Critically Injured Patients 7007
  • TRAUMATIC SHOCK
    • Traumatic Injury and Shock Management 6541
  • TREATMENT GUIDELINES BLS PERSONNEL
    • Altered Level of Consciousness 6002
    • Anaphylactic Shock 6003
    • Behavioral Emergencies 6004
    • Cardiac Arrest 6005
    • Chest Pain 6006
    • Childbirth 6008
    • Poisoning/Overdose 6009
    • Respiratory Distress/Dyspnea 6010
    • Seizures 6011
    • Shock – Atraumatic 6012
    • Syncope 6013
    • BLS Trauma/Treatment Guideline 6014
    • Traumatic Cardiopulmonary Arrest 6015
    • Multi-casualty Incidents – Operational Guidelines 6020
    • Heat Illness/Hyperthermia 6021
    • Cold Emergencies/Frostbite/Frozen Extremities 6022
    • Envenomation 6024
    • Burns 6025
    • Drowning/Near Drowning 6026
    • Scuba or Deep-Water Diving 6027
    • Airway Adjunct Procedure 6028
    • Airway Obstruction/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 6029
    • Oxygen Administration Procedure 6030
    • Prehospital Helmet Removal Procedure 6031
    • Oral Glucose Protocol for BLS Personnel 6032
    • Patient-Administration of Medications Protocol 6033
  • TREATMENT GUIDELINES ALS PERSONNEL
    • Shock (Non-Traumatic) 6502
    • Cardiac Arrest – Adult Medical 6504
    • Bradycardia with Pulses 6505
    • Tachycardias with Pulses 6506
    • Cardiac Emergencies – Chest Pain Suspicious Cardiac 6511
    • Chest Pain Not Suspicious of Cardiac Origin 6512
    • Non-Diabetic Coma/Altered Level of Consciousness 6514
    • Coma/Altered Level of Consciousness w/Diabetes 6515
    • Seizures 6516
    • Acute Cerebrovascular Accident 6517
    • Syncope/Near Syncope 6518
    • Abdominal Pain Without Shock or Extremis 6519
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding 6521
    • Allergic Reactions 6522
    • Poisons/Drugs 6524
    • Airway Obstruction 6525
    • Croup/Epiglottitis 6526
    • Acute Respiratory Distress 6527
    • Respiratory Arrest 6528
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 6529
    • Asthma/Bronchospasm 6530
    • Acute Pulmonary Edema 6531
    • Spontaneous Pneumothorax 6532
    • Toxic Gas Inhalation 6533
    • Pediatric Cardiac Arrest 6534
    • Pediatric Hypotension 6535
    • Postpartum Vaginal Hemorrhage With Shock 6536
    • Severe Pre-Eclampsia/Eclampsia 6539
    • Neonatal Resuscitation 6540
    • Traumatic Injury and Shock Management 6541
    • Traumatic Cardiac Arrest 6542
    • Administration of IM Influenza and/or COVID-19 Vaccine 6557

    -U-

    •  

    -V-

    • Vaccination Administration (BLS) 6046
    • Valium 5332
    • Valsalva Maneuver 5418
    • Versed 5332

    -W-

    • Waiver of Policy 2008

    -Z-

    • Zofran (Ondansetron) 5438