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August 12, 2016 - AMR Managing Assaultive Behaviors Training Opportunity

American Medical Response is hosting a Managing Assaultive Behaviors course presented by Pete Duarte.  This course is open to all BLS and ALS providers within the county.  The course will be held twice August 19, 2016, and August 22, 2016 from 08:00-12:00.  AMR will provide 4 (four) hours of EMS CE's to participants, California EMS CE Provider #39-0102.  View the flyer for additional details.  Contact Matthew Scott, AMR Clinical Supervisor to register or for additional information at 209-471-9769.

August 5, 2016 - Emergency Medical Technicians Regulations open for 45-day Public Comment

The Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) is proposing to revise the California Code of Regulations, Division 9, Title 22, Chapter 2.  Emergency Medical Technicians.  The Notice of Proposed Regulations, Initial Statement of Reasons and the proposed regulation text are available for review on EMSA’s website at http://www.emsa.ca.gov/Public_Comment.  The public is invited to submit written comments on the proposed regulations during the 45-day public comment period from August 5, 2016 through September 27, 2016. For comment submission information view the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

EMSA will hold a public hearing on September 27, 2016 at their facility at 10901 Gold Center Drive, Suite 400, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm.  EMSA requests that persons making oral comments at the hearing must also submit a written copy of their testimony at the hearing.

August 4, 2016 - AMR Sepsis, Capnography, & Trauma Review Training Opportunity

American Medical Response is hosting a Sepsis, Capnography, & Trauma Review course presented by Xavier Salinas, MD.  This course is open to all BLS and ALS providers within the county.  The course will be held twice September 9, 2016, and September 12, 2016 from 08:00-12:00.  AMR will provide 4 (four) hours of EMS CE's to participants, California EMS CE Provider #39-0102.  View the flyer for additional details.  Contact Matthew Scott, AMR Clinical Supervisor to register or for additional information at 209-471-9769.

July 25, 2016 - Employment Opportunity

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is currently recruiting for an EMS Analyst. Visit the Employment Opportunities web page for more information.

July 21, 2016- Draft Policy Available for Public Review

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is re-releasing EMS Policy No. 3202, Medical Priority Dispatch System Assignments for public comment to accommodate additional revisions addressing Protocol 33 in Sections XI and XII. The period for submitting public comments is extended to August 29, 2016. The re-released draft policy may be viewed or downloaded from the SJCEMSA website Draft Policies page. 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.

July 11, 2016 - Employment Opportunity

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is currently recruiting for an EMS Trauma Coordinator. Visit the Employment Opportunities web page for more information.

July 8, 2016 - EMS Policy Memo - Use of Hemostatic Dressings and Tourniquets

Effective immediately, the San Joaquin County EMS Agency has issued Policy Memorandum No. 2016-02 to provide guidance on the application of hemostatic dressings and tourniquets in the prehospital setting. EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2016-02, Use of Hemostatic Dressings and Tourniquets, may be viewed on the policies page.

June 14, 2016 - San Joaquin County EMS Active Threat Plan

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed the San Joaquin County EMS Active Threat Plan. The purpose of the San Joaquin County EMS Active Threat Plan is to develop common procedures for the deployment and use of a Rescue Task Force (RTF) to quickly move victims of an active shooter/hostile event (ASHE) to an area to receive medical care.  The plan may be viewed or downloaded from the Policies page.

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