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April 21, 2017 - AMR Compliance Report for September - October 2016 and November - December 2016

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of American Medical Response for September - October 2016 and November -December 2016 performance under their five-year contract to provide exclusive emergency ambulance service. The AMR contract establishes accountability for meeting specific standards and provides the EMS Agency with complete access to data and information on AMR's operational, clinical, and administrative performance. Click here to view AMR’s September- October 2016 and November - December 2016 compliance reports. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

April 17, 2017 - Ripon Consolidated Fire District Compliance Reports for January - February 2017

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Ripon Consolidated Fire District for January - February 2017 performance under their exclusive emergency ambulance service agreement. The RCFD agreement establishes accountability for meeting specific standards and provides the EMS Agency with complete access to data and information on RCFD's operational, clinical, and administrative performance. Click  to view RCFD's compliance reports for January and February 2017. Other Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

March 31, 2017 - Draft Policy Available for Public Review

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is soliciting comments for draft EMS Policy No. 4811 Primary Stroke Center Designation, EMS Policy No. 5754 ALS Acute Stroke, and EMS Policy No. 5215 Trauma Patient Destination.  The substantial change to EMS Policy No. 5754 is the removal of the Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale and the adoption of the RACE Scale to document findings of possible stroke.  Proposed changes to EMS Policy No. 5215 Trauma Patient Destination includes the reinstatement of Memorial Medical Center as a destination for adult major trauma patients within the southern catchment area. These draft policies may be viewed or downloaded from the SJCEMSA website Draft Policies page. The 45-day public comment period ends May 15, 2017. Completed comment forms should be submitted by email to Annika Navalta at anavalta@sjgov.org or by U.S. Mail to the San Joaquin County EMS Agency, PO Box 220, French Camp, CA 95231. Questions may be directed to Rick Jones, EMS Analyst at rrjones@sjgov.org.

March 14, 2017 - Paramedic Preceptor’s Conference Date Changed to April 24, 2017

The May 2017 Paramedic Preceptor's Conference date has changed to Monday, April 24, 2017**.  The course will take place from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, in the San Joaquin County EMS Agency Classroom.  Attending one conference per year is required to maintain your Paramedic Preceptor Authorization.  The format is round table discussion and will include the following topics: best practices, evaluation remediation, communication, roles responsibilities, and reportable offenses.  Up to two (2) hours of instructor-based, EMS CE will be offered.  CA EMS CE provided by San Joaquin County EMS Agency CEP#39-0001.  The conferences are open to current Paramedic Preceptors and offered at no cost.  View the flyer here.  You can register online at https://www.sjgov.org/ems/events.
** Note the date for the May course has changed.

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