Joint Position Documents

Air Ambulance Medical Transport Advertising and Marketing

POSITION STATEMENT: Air ambulance medical transport advertising and marketing. Prehospital Emergency Care 2011;15(2):294.

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9, ACEP3, AAMS1, NASEMSO11

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903127.2010.541984#.Vdtnm_lViko

Current Version Release Date: July 2010

Previous Version(s): March 2008

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: none

Principles for Community Paramedicine

POSITION STATEMENT: Principles for Community Paramedicine Programs. National Rural Health Association Policy Brief September 2012:1-18.

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9 and NRHA12

http://www.ruralhealthweb.org/index.cfm?objectid=24480DBA-3048-651A-FE808A7FF0AC5CFE

Current Version Release Date: September 2012

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: none

Opposition to Establishing a US 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

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

Equipment for Ground Ambulances

POSITION STATEMENT: Equipment for Ground Ambulances. Prehospital Emergency Care 2014;18(1):92-97.

Joint Position Statement of the AAP2, ACEP3, ACSCOT4, EMSC6, ENA7, NAEMSP9, NASEMSO11

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.3109/10903127.2013.851312

Current Version Release Date: October 2013

Previous Version(s):

2009 – {REVISED, 2014} Equipment for Ambulances. Prehospital Emergency Care 2009;13(3):364-369. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10903120902977704#.VdtphflViko

2007 – {REVISED, 2009} Equipment for Ambulances: a joint position statement from the National Association of EMS Physicians, American College of Emergency Physicians and the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. Prehospital Emergency Care 2007;11(3):326-329.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10903120701348297#.VdttP_lViko

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: none

On Site Hospital Helipads

POSITION STATEMENT: On Site Hospital Helipads: Joint Position Statement of the National Association of EMS Physicians, the American College of Emergency Physicians, and the Association of Air Medical Services Prehospital Emergency Care 2007;11(4):466.

Joint Position statement of the NAEMSP9, ACEP3, and AAMS1

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10903120701538772#.VdtsJflViko

Current Version Release Date: August 2006

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: Thomas SH. On-site hospital helipads: resource document for the NAEMSP position paper on on-site hospital helipads. Prehospital Emergency Care 2009;13(3):398-401.

http://tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10903120902731077#abstract

Drug-Assisted Intubation in the Prehospital Setting

POSITION STATEMENT: Drug-assisted intubation in the prehospital setting position statement of the National Association of Emergency Physicians. Prehospital Emergency Care 2006;10(2):260.

Joint Position statement of the NAEMSP9, ACEP3, ACSCOT4

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10903120500541514#.VdtwK_lViko

Current Version Release Date: January 2007

Previous Version(s):

2001 - {REPLACED, 2006} Wang HE, O'Connor RE, Domeier RM, NAEMSP. Prehospital rapid-sequence intubation. Prehospital Emergency Care 2001;5(1):40-48. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10903120190940317#.VduAlflViko

1999 – O’Connor RE, Swor RA, NAEMSP. Verification of Endotracheal Tube Placement Following Intubation Prehospital Emergency Care 1999;3(3):248-250.

http://tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10903129908958945

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: Wang HE, Davis DP, O'Connor RE, Domeier RM. Drug-assisted intubation in the prehospital setting (resource document to NAEMSP position statement). Prehospital Emergency Care 2006;10(2):261-271.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10903120500541506#.VdtwePlViko

Current Version Release Date: 2006

Previous Version(s): 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

EMS Spinal Precautions and the Use of the Long Backboard

POSITION STATEMENT: EMS Spinal Precautions and the Use of the Long Backboard. Prehospital Emergency Care 2013;17(3):392-393.

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9 and ACSCOT4

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903127.2013.773115#.Vdtld_lViko

Current Version Release Date: December 2012

Previous Version(s):

1999 – {REPLACED, 2013} Domeier R. Indications for Prehospital Spinal Immobilization. Prehospital Emergency Care 1999;3(3):251-253.

http://tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10903129908958946

1993 – {REPLACED, 1999} Clinical Guidelines for Delayed or Prolonged Transport III: Spine Injury. Rural Affairs Committee, National Association of EMS Physicians. Prehospital & Disaster Medicine 1993;8(4):369-371 and 1993;8(2):176-178.

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: White CC, Domeier RM, Millin MG, NAEMSP. EMS spinal precautions and the use of the long backboard - resource document to the position statement of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. Prehospital Emergency Care 2014;18(2)306-314.

http://tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903127.2014.884197#abstract

Current Version Release Date: April 2014

Previous Version(s): noneRole-of-State-EMS-Medical-Director-Joint-Position-APPROVED-Dec-2016.pdf

Transfer of Patient Care between EMS Providers and Receiving Facilities

POSITION STATEMENT: Transfer of Patient Care Between EMS Providers and Receiving Facilities. Prehospital Emergency Care 2014;18(2):305.

Joint Position Statement of the ACEP3, ENA7, NAEMSP9, NAEMT10, NASEMSO11

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903127.2014.883001#.VdtkKvlViko

Current Version Release Date: August 2013

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: none

Alternate Ambulance Transportation and Destination

POSITION STATEMENT: Alternate ambulance transportation and destination. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2008;12(5):594.

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9 and ACEP3

http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(08)01640-5/pdf

Current Version Release Date: 2008

Previous Version(s):

2001 – {REVISED} Alternate ambulance transportation and destination. National Association of EMS Physicians/American College of Emergency Physicians Joint Position Paper. Prehospital Emergency Care 2001;5(3):289.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10903120190939823#.Vdt_2_lViko

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: none

Refusal of Medical Aid

POSITION STATEMENT: Refusal of Medical Aid. National Association of EMS Physicians/American College of Emergency Physicians Joint Position Paper. https://www.acep.org/Clinical---Practice-Management/Refusal-of-Medical-Aid-(RMA)/ (unpublished)

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9 and ACEP3

Current Version Release Date: January 2007

Previous Version(s):

2001 – {REVISED, 2007} Patient Nontransport. National Association of EMS Physicians/American College of Emergency Physicians Joint Position Paper. Prehospital Emergency Care 2001;5(3):288.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10903120190939814#.Vdt_qvlViko

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: none

Field Triage of the Injured Patient

POSITION STATEMENT: Field Triage of the Injured Patient. Prehospital Emergency Care 2011;15(4):541.

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9 and ACSCOT4

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903127.2011.598622#.Vdtm9PlViko

Current Version Release Date: March 2010

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: none

Appropriate and Safe Utilization of Helicopter Emergency Medical Services: A Joint Position Statement with Resource Document

POSITION STATEMENT & RESOURCE DOCUMENT: Floccare DJ, Stuhlmiller DF, Braithwaite SA, et al. Appropriate and Safe Utilization of Helicopter Emergency Medical Services: a Joint Position Statement with Resource Document Prehospital Emergency Care 2003;7(4):521-525.

Joint Position statement of the NAEMSP9, AMPA5, ACEP3

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903127.2013.804139#.VdtktvlViko

Current Version Release Date: October 2013

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: Integrated into Position Statement

Unsolicited Medical Personnel Volunteering at Disaster Scenes

POSITION STATEMENT: Asaeda G, Cherson A, Richmond N, et al. "Unsolicited medical personnel volunteering at disaster scenes: a joint position paper from the National Association of EMS Physicians and the American College of Emergency Physicians. Prehospital Emergency Care 2003;7(1):147-148.

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9 and ACEP3

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10903120390937283#.Vdt69_lViko

Current Version Release Date: September 2002

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: none

Use of Warning Lights and Siren in Emergency Medical Vehicle Response and Patient Transport

POSITION STATEMENT: Use of Warning Lights and Siren in Emergency Medical Vehicle Response and Patient Transport. National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians (NAEMSP) and the National Association of State EMS Directors (NASEMSD). Prehospital & Disaster Medicine 1994;9(2):133-136.

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9 and NASEMSD11

Current Version Release Date: November 1993

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: none

Withholding of Resuscitation for Adult Traumatic Cardiopulmonary Arrest

POSITION STATEMENT: Withholding of Resuscitation for Adult Traumatic Cardiopulmonary Arrest. Prehospital Emergency Care 2013;17(2):291.

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9 and ACSCOT4

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903127.2012.755586#.Vdtlv_lViko

Current Version Release Date: January 2013

Previous Version(s):

2003 - {REVISED, 2013} Guidelines for Withholding or Termination of Resuscitation in Prehospital Traumatic Cardiopulmonary Arrest

POSITION STATEMENT: Hopson LR, Hirsh E, Delgado J, et al. Guidelines for Withholding or Termination of Resuscitation In Prehospital Traumatic Cardiopulmonary Arrest: A Joint Position Paper From The National Association of EMS Physicians Standards and Clinical Practice Committee and the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. Prehospital Emergency Care 2003;7(1):141-146. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10903120390937274#.Vdt63vlViko

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: Millin MG, Galvagno SM, Khandker SR, et al. Withholding and Termination of Adult Cardiopulmonary Arrest Secondary to Trauma: Resource Document to the Joint NAEMSP-ACSCOT position Statements. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 2013;75(3):459-467.

http://journals.lww.com/jtrauma/Fulltext/2013/09000/Withholding_and_termination_of_resuscitation_of.17.aspx

Current Version Release Date: September 2013

Previous Version(s): none

Opioid Toxicity

POSITION STATEMENT: Naloxone Access and Utilization for Suspected Opioid Overdoses

(Available online ahead of publication​)

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9, ACEP3, ACMT13

Current Version Release Date: October 2016

Previous Versions: 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​

Tranexamic Acid

POSITION STATEMENT: Guidance Document for the Prehospital Use of Tranexamic Acid in Injured Patients. Prehospital Emergency Care 2016;20(5):557-559.

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9, ACEP3, ACSCOT4

Current Version Release Date: March 2016

Previous Versions: none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: none​

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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