Emergency Medical Services
Dedicated to Consistent Quality
Across the State of Wisconsin
mission of the Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services Unit 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 Unit 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.
Note: In order to more quickly communicate with all EMS Providers, Service
Directors and Medical Directors our office intends to use the email address
entered in E-Licensing. Please make sure the email address entered in
your E-Licensing account is current and that you are able to access it
Notice of Public
Hearing (PDF, 21 KB) - Wisconsin EMS will hold a public hearing to review the
Wisconsin EMS Plan (PDF, 86 KB). The hearing will take place on Monday,
December 23, 2013 at 9:00 AM in Madison.
Save the Date - Wisconsin EMS will be sponsoring another
E-Licensing Renewal Webinar (PDF, 88 KB) to be held
January 15, 2013.
This webinar will be open to everyone. You will not be
required to attend a specific location. You can
to the site directly from your own computer.
WARDS data is now being uploaded to the
National EMS Information System (NEMSIS)
(exit DHS) database.
The Association of Professionals in Infection Control has just
Infection Prevention Guide for EMS (exit
DHS). Please visit this link and see if you can use this
those Interfacility Paramedic Services doing "Just in Time" training
for transport medications at time of pick-up, the
Report (PDF, 80 KB) used to document the training is now available.
Wisconsin Trauma and EMS Programs are pleased to share the new
Wisconsin Trauma Field Triage Guidelines (PDF, 435 KB) based on
the 2011 Guidelines for Field Triage of Injured Patients from the
Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the American College of
Surgeons (ACS) and approved by the State Trauma Advisory Council (STAC)
and the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Board.
The Department of Health Services (DHS) is requesting all
emergency medical service providers (air and ground
transport) to replace the 2006 guidelines in your
operational plan with the new 2012 Wisconsin Trauma Field
Triage Guidelines. Please share this
announcement (PDF, 40 KB) with all interested parties.
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December 20, 2013