Policies & Procedures

5. Medical Control, Field Policies and Treatment Protocols

500 Medical Control at the Scene- General Statement

501 Medical Control: Emergency Medical Services Medical Director Effective 11/01/2021

502 Medical Control: Base Hospital Medical Director Effective 11/01/2021

503 Medical Control: Physician at Scene

505 Patient Contact

506 Exposure Protocol for Emergency Responder

506 Attachment   - Documentation of possible exposure to a reportable communicable disease

507 Refusal of Service/Refusal of Care/Against Medical Advice

508 Do Not Resuscitate (DNR)

508 Do Not Resuscitate (DNR)  Effective 01/10/2022

508 Do Not Resuscitate- Appendix A- Form Order Effective 01/10/2022  

509 Determination of Death

509 Determination of Death Effective 01/10/2022

510 Trauma Triage Criteria and Patient Destination

511 EMS Transport Zones

520 EMT-1 Scope of Practice

521 Fireline Emergency Medical Paramedic EMPF

530 EMT-P Scope of Practice

531 Transfer of Patient Care (ALS)

532 Endotracheal Intubation

532 Endotracheal Intubation Effective 01/10/2022

533 BLS and ALS Treatment Protocols  

534 Annual Skills Refresher Training

535 Restraints & Violent Patients

536 Needle Thoracostomy

536 Needle Thoracostomy Effective 01/10/2022

536 Needle Thoracostomy- Attachment A Effective 01/10/2022

537 Automatic Transport Ventilators

538 Intraosseous Infusion

538A - Attachment - Humeral IO Insertion

538B - Attachment - Tibial IO Insertion

539 12-Lead ECG

540 Physician Orders For Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Form

POLST Form and Information: http://www.capolst.org/

542 Brief Resolved Unexplained Event (BRUE) Effective 01/10/2022

543 Intranasal

544 Tourniquet

545 Infectious Disease Control Guidelines 

546 air-Q®sp

547 PSFA Optional Skills Approval and Training

550 Stroke System Triage and Destination

590 Paramedic Unified Optional Scope of Practice for California Within Qualified Transport Programs