CDH EMS System Policies

Operational

  1. Change of Address
  2. Communicable Disease Notification
  3. Breakdown of Telemetry Communication
  4. Designation of Primary and Secondary System
  5. Certified Mail
  6. Chief/Administrator/Council Member
  7. Concealed Carry
  8. ED Physician Responsibility
  9. Emergency Medical Dispatch
  10. EMS Assistance Fund
  11. EMS System Participation Agreement
  12. Exposure of EMS Personnel
  13. Field Implementation of SOP's
  14. Good Standing
  15. Infield Upgrade--Level of Care
  16. Informing 911 of Response Time
  17. Initiation and Revisions of policies and Procedures
  18. Interhospital Facility Transport
  19. Invalid Assistance
  20. Latex Sensitivity Guidelines
  21. Release of Personnel Records
  22. Physician Backup for ECRN at Telemetry
  23. Request for Letter of Records Form
  24. Precautions/Procedure for Infectious Diseases
  25. Provider Agency/EMS Coordinator/Liaison Council
  26. School Bus Crash
  27. Retention of EMS Records
  28. SOP Revisions and Distribution
  29. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  30. Use of Lights and Sirens
  31. System Participation and Resignation
  32. Scope of Practice for Licensed EMT
  33. Role of Provider Agency for EMS Coordinator/Liaison
  34. Staffing Requirements for EMS Vehicles
  35. System Entry
  36. Unannounced Inspections

Medical / Legal

  1. Abandoned Newborn
  2. Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
  3. Coroner Notification by EMS
  4. Care of Patient Suffering an Emergency
  5. Convicted Felon in EMS System
  6. Definition of ALS and BLS
  7. POLST/DNR Clarification
  8. POLST/DNR Orders
  9. Durable Power of Attorney
  10. Duty to Act Without Discrimination
  11. Guidelines for Code Of Conduct/Ethics
  12. Immunity from Liability
  13. Patient Abandonment
  14. Interaction with Law Enforcement at Crime Scene
  15. Obviously Dead/Triple 0
  16. Patient Consent and Refusal
  17. Minor Patient Consent and Refusal
  18. Physician or Nurse on Scene
  19. Patient Confidentiality and Release of Information
  20. Request for Clarification
  21. Request for Clarification Form
  22. Use of Restraints
  23. Transfer of Responsibility of Patient Care/Abandonment
  24. Withdrawal of Resuscitative Measures

Education

  1. CE for EMT
  2. CE for Paramedic/PHRN
  3. CE for ECRN
  4. Approved CE for EMT
  5. Approved CE for Paramedic/PHRN/ECRN
  6. ECRN Initial Training
  7. ECRN Inactive Status
  8. EMS Lead Instructor
  9. EMT Inactive Status
  10. EMT License Renewal
  11. EMT-Basic Initial Training Course
  12. EMT Paramedic Training
  13. EMT Testing and Fees
  14. Prehospital RN
  15. Paramedic Preceptor for Field Internship

Drugs and Equipment

  1. Medical Device Malfunction
  2. Medical Device Malfunction Form
  3. Equipment Replacement and Exchange Non-pharmaceutical with Pyxis
  4. Equipment Replacement and Exchange Non-Pharmaceutical without Pyxis
  5. Pharmaceutical Exchange
  6. Medication Exchange Form
  7. Ambulance Inspection Form
  8. Non-transport Vehicle Inspection Form

Communication

  1. Resource Hospital Override
  2. Telemetry Direction
  3. ED Communication with Prehospital Providers
  4. EMT-B Notification of Receiving Hospital
  5. System Wide Crisis
  6. Telemetry Radio Checks

Disciplinary

  1. Complaints
  2. Non-Punitive Reporting Policy
  3. Suspected Use/Abuse of Drugs or Alcohol
  4. Suspension/Removal of Licensure
  5. System Participation Suspension and Review
  6. System Participation Resignation

Bypass

  1. Pre-hospital Bypass
  2. Patient Request for Bypass
  3. Mutual Aid- Secondary Response Vehicle