Emergency Medical Practice Advisory Council

The Emergency Medical Practice Advisory Council (EMPAC) operates under the direction of the department's executive director and advises the department about the appropriate scope of practice for EMS providers, including waivers to scope of practice and criteria for physicians to serve as EMS medical directors. Meetings are held quarterly. An EMS Regional Medical Director (RMD) meeting is also held in conunction with the EMPAC.

EMPAC Meeting information for Nov. 9, 2020

The next meeting of RMD and EMPAC will be virtual. Use the Zoom webinar registration link below to attend the meeting. 

Zoom webinar registration

Register for upcoming RMD and EMPAC meetings


EMPAC meeting agendas, minutes and other related documents


More information

EMS regional medical directors meeting
EMS regional medical director meetings are held quarterly in conjunction with the Emergency Medical Practice Advisory Council meeting. The public is welcome at these meetings.
RMD meetings intend to:
  • Facilitate peer communication and cooperation.
  • Provide resources to EMS agency medical directors.
  • Facilitate regional EMS continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Promote regional standardization of protocols for levels of service.
  • Promote regional standardization of the education and continued training of EMS providers.
  • Facilitate communications between the department and agency medical directors.
  • Facilitate communications between agency medical directors and the health care community.
Upcoming meeting dates
  • Nov. 9, 2020
Michael Bateman