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
EMS Policies
ADMINISTRATION
Effective Date
100 - QI Program
2007
101 - QI Program Guidelines
2007
102 - Fee Collection
07//01/2011
103 ~ Application Standards, Criteria and Review Mechanisms for Advanced Life Support (ALS) Providers
02/01/2015
COMMUNICATIONS & DOCUMENTATION
120 - Procedure For Securing MedCom Radio System (Code 3)
1997
121 - Reddinet Communications
2006
122 - Paramedic Base Station Report
09/20/2011
- Base Hospital Report Format
 
123 - Communication Failure
05/15/2010
- Communication Failure Report Form
 
124 - Contagious Disease Exposure
2007
- Hospital Emergency Room/LEMC - EMS Personnel Exposure Form
 
- Contagious Disease Exposure Report Form
 
125 - Documentation of Prehospital Care
05/14/2012
125 - Attachment A - Abbreviations
 
126 - Prehospital Determination of Death
02/15/2011
127 - Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) End of Life Level of Care
06/21/2010
- POLST Form
 
DESTINATION & TRANSPORTATION
150 - Physician Request for Transfer of Patient by Ambulance
1997
151 - Destination
03/01/2013
152 - STEMI Triage and Destination
10/01/2014
153 - Trauma Patient Triage and Transport
10/01/2014
- Trauma Triage Decision Scheme
 
154 - Hospital Diversion
03/01/2012
- Hospital Diversion Checklist and Report Form
 
155 - EMS Aircraft (Helicopter) Operations
05/01/2013
- Expedited Launch Zones
 
- Expedited Launch Map
 
156 - Nurse-Staffed Critical Care Transport
2005
EDUCATION & TRAINING
170 - EMT Training Program Approval
02/01/2011
171 - Continuing Education Course and Provider Approval
12/01/2012
- CE Provider Application
 
- CE Provider Guidebook
 
172 - Paramedic Training Program Approval
02/01/2011
173 - EMD Program
11/01/2008
OPERATIONS
200 - Scene Management
1999
201 - Emergency Worker Radiation Response Exposure Control Equipment
1997
202 - County-wide Ambulance Move-up Procedure
1997
203 - Patient Refusal
05/01/2010
204 - Organ Donor Procurement Policy
1997
205 - EMT Public Safety AED
03/01/2011
206 - ALS Ambulance, ALS & BLS First Responder, ALS Special Use Medic Equipment & Supply
01/01/2014
206A - Equipment & Supply List
01/01/2014
 
207 -  DELETED SEE 206
01/01/2014
 
208 -  DELETED SEE 206
01/01/2014
209 - Use of Restraints
1997
210 - ALS Special Use Medic
01/01/2014
211 - ALS Public Health Medic
11/10/2009
212 - Guidelines for Use of Out-of-County Paramedic in SLO County
07/23/2014
213 - Guidelines for Use of SLO County Paramedic Out of The Area
07/23/2014
214 - MCI Operations
03/01/2013
215 - Management of Controlled Substance
07/01/2014
- Controlled Substance Use Quarterly Report Form
11/26/2013
216 - Tiered Response Program For Skilled Nursing Facility Patients  
07/01/2013
216A - Flow Chart   
07/01/2013
216B - Facility Narrative  
07/01/2013
PERSONNEL
ADMINISTRATION
300 - Determination of Eligibility for Certification
09/01/2011
301 - EMS Personnel Investigation and Discipline
12/01/2011
302 - Independent Review Panel
03/26/2012
EMT
320 - EMT Certification
12/01/2011
321 - EMT Recertification
12/01/2011
PARAMEDIC
340 - Paramedic Student Internship
6/01/2012
341 - Paramedic Accreditation
12/01/2011
342 - Paramedic Reaccreditation
03/01/2013
343 - Field Training Officer Program
2003
MICN
350 - MICN Authorization
03/01/2012
- Base Station Orientation Checklis
 
- Base Station Proctoring Form
 
- Field Orientation Checklist
 
- Reauthorization Ride Along Form
 
SPECIALTY CARE PROGRAMS
STEMI
400 - STEMI Receiving Center Designation
05/27/2010
TRAUMA
420 - Trauma Organization & Management
03/01/2012
421 - Trauma Evaluation & QI
03/01/2012
422 - Trauma Center Degination
03/01/2012
423 - Level lll Trauma Center Requirements
03/01/2012
424 - Trauma Center Availability
03/01/2012
425 - Trauma Center Interfacility Transfers
03/01/2012
PROTOCOLS
BLS
500 - Basic Life Support Treatment Protocols Policy
04/01/2010
500 SERIES PROTOCOLS
ALS
600 - Advanced Life Support Protocols Policy
2007
600 SERIES PROTOCOLS
DRUG FORMULARIES
 
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