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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment | Emergency Medical and Trauma Services

System Development

The Emergency Medical and Trauma Services Section at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is authorized in Colorado Revised Statutes section 25-3.5-603 to provide technical assistance and support to local governments, local emergency and trauma service providers and RETACs. Programs include:

 

For direct technical assistance, inquires, consultations, and referrals, please contact:

 

Matthew Concialdi

EMS System Development Coordinator

303-692-2997

matt.concialdi@state.co.us

OR

Margaret Mohan, RN

Trauma Systems Specialist

303-692-2901

margaret.mohan@state.co.us

  

RETAC Technical Assistance

 

Colorado's 11 RETACs are available to provide technical assistance to EMS services and trauma centers within their regions. A list of RETACs can be found here.

 

System Development References and Resources

 

The following reference links are provided for the convenience of EMTS organizations throughout Colorado. Information on these websites is not maintained or endorsed by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Please report broken links to the EMS System Development Coordinator noted below. As a general rule, links provided are to governmental or non-profit organizations. Some commercial links are provided based on their utility to the Colorado EMTS Community.

 

EMS Office – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
http://www.ems.gov/

Department of Health and Human Services

Preparedness and Response
http://www.phe.gov/preparedness/Pages/default.aspx

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)- Emergency Preparedness and Response
http://emergency.cdc.gov/

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Ambulance Services Center
https://www.cms.gov/center/ambulance.asp

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Waivers
https://www.cms.gov/CLIA/downloads/HowObtainCertificateofWaiver.pdf

Department of Homeland Security

National Incident Management System (NIMS) Resource Center
http://www.fema.gov/emergency/nims/

Office of Health Affairs
http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/structure/editorial_0880.shtm

U.S. Fire Administration
http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/nfa/

Department of Justice

Drug Enforcement Administration
http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/pubs/index.html


Department of Labor

Wage and Hour Division
http://www.dol.gov/whd/

Occupational Safety & Health Administration – Emergency Preparedness and Response
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/emergencypreparedness/

Advocates for EMS
http://www.advocatesforems.org/

American Ambulance Association (AAA)
http://www.the-aaa.org/

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) - EMS Page
http://www.acep.org/Content.aspx?id=30194

American College of Surgeons – Committee on Trauma
http://www.facs.org/trauma/index.html

Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS)
http://www.aams.org/

Board of Critical Care Transport Certification Programs (BCCTCP)
http://www.bcctpc.org/

Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS)
http://www.caas.org/

Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transportation Services (CAMTS)
http://www.camts.org/

International Association of EMS Chiefs (IAEMSC)
http://www.iaemsc.org/

International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) – EMS Section
http://www.iafc.org/Sections/content.cfm?ItemNumber=1610&navItemNumber=607

International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)
http://www.iaff.org/tech/index.htm

International Association of Flight Paramedics (IAFP)
http://www.flightparamedic.org/

International City/County Management Association
http://icma.org/en/icma/home

Mountain Rescue Association
http://www.mra.org/

National Association of EMS Educators
http://www.naemse.org/

National Association of EMS Physicians
http://www.naemsp.org/

National Association of EMTs
http://www.naemt.org/

National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO)
http://www.nasemso.org/

National EMS Management Association (NEMSMA)
http://www.nemsma.org/

National EMS Memorial Service
http://nemsms.org

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
http://www.nfpa.org/

National Registry of EMTs (NREMT)
http://www.nremt.org/

National Ski Patrol
http://www.nsp.org/

National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC)
http://www.nvfc.org/

Colorado Counties Inc.
http://www.ccionline.org/

Colorado EMS Chief, Managers & Directors
http://www.emsac.org/emscmd

Colorado Hospital Association
http://www.cha.com/

Colorado Nonprofit Association
http://coloradononprofits.org/

Colorado Municipal League
http://www.cml.org/home.aspx

Colorado Rural Health Center
http://www.coruralhealth.org/

Colorado State Fire Chiefs Association
http://www.colofirechiefs.org/

Consolidated Communications Networks of Colorado (CCNC)
http://ccncinc.org/

EMS Association of Colorado
http://emsac.org/

Special District Association of Colorado
http://www.sdaco.org/

EMS Leadership Education Resources

 

 

EMS Publications and Forums

  

  

EMS Listservers

  

 

EMS Purchasing Resources

  

  

EMS Safety Resources

  

  

EMS Recruitment and Retention Resources

 

 

Other Resources