The United States Senate has before them the Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017 which allows states to have a single registration for DEA with EMS.
Although KRS 311.6225 authorized the Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (MOST) form not many people are using it. The conventional DNR or the MOST for should be honored by all EMS professionals.
The 2017 Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition period is open through March 31. Application documents available for download now.
The Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services releases the findings from the Community Paramedic/MIH Pilot Program's 1st and 2nd Quarter data submissions.
KBEMS invites providers with certification(s) and/or license(s) which expired on December 31, 2016 to maintain their status by submitting a reinstatement application using KEMSIS.
In order to combat the potential of an individual employed by your organization performing professional duties with an expired certification or license, we would like to ask you to verify the certification/licensure status of each of your employees as of 12/31/2016.
Effective November 10, 2016, the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services (KBEMS) began use of a new technology to print authentic EMS provider cards.
Public feedback is being sought for draft standards set by the American Heart Association to help 911 dispatchers walk callers through CPR during a suspected cardiac arrest. The organization will collect comments until Nov. 16 and use the input to encourage emergency communications and dispatch centers nationwide to adopt the standards.