Emergency Medical Services Division
Working to assure that our county’s residents and visitors receive optimal prehospital care on a daily basis and protection during public health emergencies.
County of San Luis Obispo
© County of SLO EMS Agency 2011 to 2017
Last updated 1/05/2017
BLS Protocols
Photo courtesy Cambria Community Healthcare District
PROTOCOL
EFFECTIVE DATE
CARDIAC ARREST
501/ New 641  - Medical Cardiac Arrest - HPCPR
2009
502 - Trauma Cardiac Arrest
2009
503 - Automatic External Defibrillation (AED)
2009
MEDICAL TREATMENT
510 -  Abdominal Pain
2009
511 - Airway Obstruction
2009
512 - Altered Mental Status
2009
 
513 - Chest Pain - DELETED SEE 607
01/01/2014
514 - Ingestion/Poisioning
2009
515 - Respiratory Distress
2009
 
516 - Seizures -DELETED SEE 603
01/01/2014
517 - Stroke
2009
518 - Shock (Non-Traumatic)
2009
TRAUMA TREATMENT
530 - Abdominal Trauma
2009
531- Burns
2009
532 - Chest Trauma
2009
533 - Eye Injuries
2009
534 - Head Trauma
2009
535 - Orthopedic Injuries
2009
536 - Soft Tissue Injuries
2009
537 - Spinal Injuries
2009
538 - Shock (Traumatic)
2009
ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES
550 - Allergic Reactions
2009
551 - Bites/Stings
2009
552 - Cold Related Emergencies
2009
553 - Hazardous Materials
2009
554 - Heat Related Emergencies
2009
555 - Near Drowning
2009
556 - Snakebite
2009
OBSTETRICAL EMERGENCIES
560 - Childbirth
2009
561 - Newborn Care
2009
PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCIES
 
570 - Behavioral - DELETED SEE 650
01/01/2014
PROCEDURES
580 - EMT Use of Oxygen
2009
581 - Spinal Immobilization
2009
582 -  EMT Monitoring of IVs
2009
583 - Tourniquet Use Policy
9/1/2013
583 - Tourniquet Use Matrix
9/1/2013