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Updated Statewide Treatment Protocols, Effective September 6, 2014

MASS OEMS has issued the updated Statewide Treatment Protocols, v. 12.03, which will become effective September 6, 2014. The updated Protocols, and the Department’s training program on the revisions to the Protocols, are available by clicking the applicable link below:

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STP 12.03 Change Chart

Emergency Update to Selective Spinal Assessment Procedure Protocol


Massachusetts EMS Conference announces keynote speaker!

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The on-line Region 1 'Save Award' Application is here!

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WMEMS Committee, Inc. is a regional nonprofit corporation committed to improving the delivery of emergency medical services to residents of Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire counties in western Massachusetts. 

Designated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the Committee coordinates communication among and enhances the efficiency of providers of EMS including ambulance services, first responders and hospital emergency departments. Through its work, the Committee evaluates and sets standards of quality for regional EMS, offering training, education and medical services research opportunities and developing appropriate protocols and policies for implementation.

As a regional corporation, the Committee seeks regular input and broad representation on its board from the communities and consituencies it serves: consumers, municipal governments, hospitals, ambulance services and other providers of emergency medical services across the four county area. 

There are five regions in Massachusetts. Western Massachusetts EMS serves Region 1, which includes Berkshire County, the majority of Franklin County, Hampden County and Hampshire County.  


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Emergency Medical Services for Children

Statewide Treatment Protocols - Tenth Edition Official Version # 10.01

On-Line PreHospital Save Nomination Form



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Latest Narcan Info


Updated Protocol 2.14 for EMT/First Responder Narcan

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Emergency Amendments for First Responders Narcan

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National Registry Info


National EMS Educational Standards Advisory 2/2013 pdf format of    National EMS Educational Standards Advisory   rtf format of National EMS Educational Standards Advisory 

Massachusetts EMS and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Provider Announcement pdf format of    MA EMS & Nat'l Registry of EMTs Provider Announcement   rtf format of MA EMS & Nat'l Registry of EMTs Provider Announcement  

Massachusetts EMS and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Stakeholder Announcement pdf format of    MA EMS & Nat'l Registry EMTs Stakeholder Announcement   rtf format of MA EMS & Nat'l Registry EMTs Stakeholder Announcement 

National Registry Website 



Service Zone Plan

A statutory and regulatory obligation (M.G.L. c. 111C) to develop and submit plans that coordinate the use of pre-hospital resources within their jurisdictions (“Service Zone Planning”) was developed for all cities and towns in the Commonwealth.

The law requires that each local jurisdiction be covered by a service zone plan by December 31, 2006.

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