Government, Legislative, Policy, and Regulatory Issues

American Board of Disaster Medicine

POSITION STATEMENT: NAEMSP position on the American Board of Disaster Medicine.Prehospital Emergency Care 2007;11(2):240.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10903120701206008#.VdttjvlViko

Current Version Release Date: October 2006

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT:  none 

National Guidelines for Statewide Implementation of EMS "Do Not Resuscitate" (DNR) Programs

POSITION STATEMENT:  National Guidelines for Statewide Implementation of EMS “Do Not Resuscitate” (DNR) programs. National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Directors (NASEMSD) and the National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians (NAEMSP). Prehospital & Disaster Medicine 1994;9(2):137-139.

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9 and NASEMSD11

Current Version Release Date: April 1994

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT:  none

Role of the State EMS Medical Director

POSITION STATEMENT:  Role of the State EMS Medical Director. Prehospital Emergency Care2010;14(3):402.

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9, ACEP3, NASEMSO11

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903121003770688#.VdtoYvlViko

Current Version Release Date: February 2009

Previous Version(s):
2005 – {REVISED, 2010} Position Statement. Role of the State EMS Medical Director.Prehospital Emergency Care 2005;9(3):338.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10903120590962184#.VdtyP_lViko

RESOURCE DOCUMENT:  Cunningham CA, Wesley K, Peterson TD, et al. The role of state medical direction in the comprehensive emergency medical services system: a resource document. Prehospital Emergency Care 2010;14(3):404-411.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903127.2010.483152#.Vdto6PlViko

Current Version Release Date: 2010

Previous Version(s): none

Opposition to Establishing a United States EMS Administration within the Department of Homeland Security

POSITION STATEMENT: National EMS organizations oppose establishing a U.S. Emergency Medical Services Administration within the Department of Homeland Security; support alternative approaches increasing federal support for EMS systems. Prehospital Emergency Care 2005;9(4):468-469.

Joint Position Statement of Advocates for EMS and  NAEMSP9

Current Version Release Date: October 2005

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT:  none

Voluntary Guidelines for Out-of-Hospital Practices

POSITION STATEMENT:  {REAFFIRMED, 2016} Voluntary Guidelines for Out-of-Hospital Practices (unpublished)

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9, ACEP3, and NASEMSD11

http://naemsp.org/Documents/Position%20Papers/POSITION%20VoluntaryGuidelines.pdf

Current Version Release Date: June 2001

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT:  none​

Role of the State EMS Medical Director

POSITION STATEMENT:  Role of the State EMS Medical Director 
(Available online ahead of publication)

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9, ACEP3, NASEMSO11

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903121003770688#.VdtoYvlViko

Current Version Release Date: December 2016

Previous Version(s):
2010 – {REVISED, 2016} Position Statement. Role of the State EMS Medical Director.Prehospital Emergency Care 2010;14(3):402.

2005 – {REVISED, 2010} Position Statement. Role of the State EMS Medical Director.Prehospital Emergency Care 2005;9(3):338.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10903120590962184#.VdtyP_lViko

RESOURCE DOCUMENT:  Cunningham CA, Wesley K, Peterson TD, et al. The role of state medical direction in the comprehensive emergency medical services system: a resource document. Prehospital Emergency Care 2010;14(3):404-411.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903127.2010.483152#.Vdto6PlViko
Current Version Release Date: 2010

Previous Version(s): none

EMS Treatment of Special/Rare Conditions using Prescribed Medications not Routinely Carried by EMS

POSITION STATEMENT: Treating Patients with Immediately Life-Threatening Conditions Requiring Previously Prescribed Medications Not Routinely Carried by EMS. Prehospital Emergency Care
DOI: 10.1080/10903127.2016.1229825 (Published online 06 Oct 2016.)

Current Version Release Date: October 2016

Previous Versions: none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT:  none
 
Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10903127.2016.1229825

Clinical Credentialing

POSITION STATEMENT:  Clinical Credentialing of EMS Providers.
(Available online ahead of publication)

Current Version Release Date: December 2016

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT:  none

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