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.
EMS regional medical directors meeting
EMS RMD 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. 18, 2019
- Feb. 10, 2020
- May 11, 2020
- Aug. 10, 2020
- Nov. 5, 2020 (tentative)
Education and practice coordinator