Emergency Medical Services
Dedicated to Consistent Quality
Across the State of Wisconsin
mission of the Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services Section is to ensure
that the highest quality and standards of pre-hospital emergency medical
care is available to all citizens of and visitors to Wisconsin.
Through leadership, support, and
regulation, the EMS Section ensures the
development and maintenance of a high quality Emergency Medical Services
delivery system for the State of Wisconsin. Its primary focus is to reduce
both human suffering and economic loss from premature death and disability
resulting from sudden illness or injury.
Attention Providers: Please make sure the email address entered in
your E-Licensing account is current and that you are able to access it regularly.
Our office uses the email addresses in E-Licensing to communicate with all EMS Providers, Service
Directors and Medical Directors.
Department of Health Services
web page on the Ebola
has recently been updated with more links and current
Below are some additional Wisconsin-specific Ebola virus planning
and response documents:
October 1, 2014, the EMS Unit has been reorganized to become the EMS
Section, as part of the Office of Preparedness and Emergency Health
Wisconsin State Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention
Committee has just published
Wisconsin Heroin Epidemic: Strategies and Solutions.
document looks at the increase in heroin use and offers some suggestions on
prevention and treatment.
Helicopter EMS Utilization Guidelines
(PDF, 648 KB)
are now available for use.
We have updated all the
Skill Approval Forms to include optional skills in the
Operational Plan for a service. There is now a form for each license
level and the skill can be chosen from a drop-down list within each
FEMA released an
Active Shooter Guide
(exit DHS) for Fire and EMS
departments which provides some operational considerations for those
The EMS System Management subcommittee of the Wisconsin EMS Board has
School EMT Education Program (PDF, 218 KB).
This document may be used by EMS agencies and their school districts
to create a course within their local high school to encourage the
interest of students and provide a potential source of EMTs for
November 14, 2014