Emergency Medical Services


Policies

 

0000 Policy listing

 

0100 Local Emergency Medical Services Agency

 

0105 Prehospital Services Committee Operating Guidelines

 

0106 Development of Proposed Policies/Procedures; Amendments to Existing Policies

 

0110 County Ordinance No. 4099 Ambulance Business License Code


0111 Ambulance License Application

 

0112 Ambulance Rates

 

0120 Prehospital Emergency Medical Care Quality Improvement Program


0124 Hospital Emergency Services Reduction Impact Assessment

0131 Multi Casualty Incident Response


0150 Unusual Occurrence Reportable Events/Sentinel Event


0151 Medication Error Reporting


0210 Child, Dependent Adult, or Elder Abuse Reporting



0300 EMT Scope of Practice

 

0301 EMT Certification


0302 EMT Recertification



0306 EMT Requirements to Staff and ALS Unit

 

0310 Paramedic Scope of Practice


0315 Paramedic Accreditation to Practice


0318 Paramedic Training and Continuing Education Standards


0319 Paramedic Preceptor


0321 MICN Authorization Criteria


0322 MICN Reauthorization Requirements


0323 MICN Authorization Challenge


0324 MICN Authorization Reactivation

 

0330 EMT/Paramedic/MICN Decertification and Discipline

 

0332 EMS Personnel Background Check Requirement

 

0333 Accreditation/Authorization/Certification Review Process


0334 Prehospital Personnel Mandatory Training Requirements


0335 Out of County Paramedic Internship Approval Process


0342 Notification of Personnel Changes - Provider


0350 PCC Job Description


0351 EMS Update Procedure


0400 Ventura County Emergency Departments


0402 Hospital Diversion


0410 ALS Base Hospital Standards


0420 Receiving Hospital Standards


0430 STEMI Receiving Center (SRC) Standards


0440 "Code STEMI" : Transfer of Patients with STEMI for PCI

 

0450 Acute Stroke Center (ASC) Standards

 

0451 Stroke System Triage and Destination

 

0500 Ventura County EMS Air Ambulance, Air Rescue, First Responder and Transport Agencies


0501 ALS Transport Provider Criteria


0502 ALS Service Provider Approval Process


0504 BLS and ALS Unit Equipment and Supplies


0506 Ambulance Support Vehicle


0507 Critical Care Transports


0508 First Responder ALS Providers


0600 Scene Control at a Medical Emergency


0601 Medical Control at Scene: EMS Personnel

 

0603 Against Medical Advice/Release from Liability

 

0604 Transport and Destination Guidelines

 

0605 Interfacility Transfer of Patients

 

0606 Determination of Death in the Field

 

0607 Hazardous Material Exposure: Prehospital Protocol

 

0612 Notification of Exposure to Communicable Disease

 

0613 Do Not Resuscitate

 

0614 Spinal Immobilization

 

0615 Organ Donation Information Search

 

0618 Unaccompanied Minors

 

0619 Safely Surrendered Babies

 

 

0622 ICE - In Case of Emergency Cell Phone

 

0624 Patient Medications

 

0625 Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST)

 

0626 CHEMPACK Deployment
 

0627 Fireline Medic

 

0701 Medical Control: Base Hospital Medical Director

 

0703 Medical Control at the Scene: Private Physician/Physician on Scene

 

0704 Guidelines for Base Hospital Contact

 

0705 Treatment Protocols Cover Page

 

0705.00 General Patient Guidelines

 

0705.01 Trauma Treatment Guidelines

 

0705.02 Allergic/Adverse Reaction and Anaphylaxis

 

0705.03 Altered Neurological Function

 

0705.04 Behavioral Emergencies

 

0705.05 Bites and Stings

 

0705.06 Burns

 

0705.07 Cardiac Arrest – Asystole/Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA)

 

0705.08 Cardiac Arrest-VF/VT

 

0705.09 Chest Pain

 

0705.10 Childbirth

 

0705.11 Crush Injury/Syndrome

 

0705.12 Heat Emergencies

 

0705.13 Hypothermia

 

0705.14 Hypovolemic Shock

 

0705.15 Nausea/Vomiting

 

0705.16 Neonatal Resuscitation

 

0705.17 Nerve Agent Poisoning

 

0705.18 Overdose/Poisining

 

0705.19 Pain Control

 

0705.20 Seizure

 

0705.21 Shortness of Breath/Pulmonary Edema

 

0705.22 Shortness of Breath-Wheezes/Other


0705.23 Supraventricular Tachycardia


0705.24 Symptomatic Bradycardia


0705.25 Ventricular Tachycardia-Sustained Not in Arrest

 

0705.26 Suspected Stroke

 

0705.27 Sepsis Alert

 

0708 Patient Transfer From One Team to Another


0710 Airway Management


0715 Needle Thoracostomy


0716 Use of Preexisting Vascular Access Devices


0717 Intra Osseous Infusion


0720 Guidelines for Limited Base Hospital Contact


0722 Interfacility Transfer for Patients IV Heparin& Nitroglycerin


0723 Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)


0724 Apparent Life Threatening Event (ALTE)


0725 Patients After TASER Use


0726 12 Lead ECG


0727 Transcutaneous Cardiac Pacing


0728 King Airway


0731 Tourniquet


0732 Use of Restraints


0802 EMT AED Service Provider - Medical Director


0803 EMT AED Service Provider Program Standards


0805 EMT Medical Cardiac Arrest


0808 EMT Defibrillation Integration with Public AED Operation


0905 Ambulance Response Unit- Required Frequencies


0910 Emergency Medical Dispatch System Standards


0920 ReddiNet Policy

 

1000 Documentation

 

1100 EMT Program Approval


1105 MICN Developmental Course and Examination Procedure


1130 Continuing Education Provider Approval


1131Continuing Education:  Field Care Audit


1132 Continuing Education: Attendance Roster


1135 Paramedic Training Program Approval


1140 Emergency Medical Dispatcher and Priority Dispatch Training Guidelines


1200 Air Unit Program


1201 Air Unit Staffing Requirements


1202 - Helicopter Dispatch for Emergency Medical Response


1203 Criteria for Patient Emergency Transport


1204 EMS Aircraft Classification


1205 Air Unit Specifications, Equipment and Supplies


1301 Lay Rescuer AED Provider Standards


1400 Trauma Care System - General Provisions


1401 Trauma Center Designation


1402 Trauma Committees


1404 Guidelines for Interfacility Transfer of Patients to a Trauma Center


1405 Trauma Triage and Destination Criteria


1406 Trauma Center Standards



 





Health Care Agency
2323 Knoll Drive
Ventura, CA 93003
805-677-5110
Ambulatory Care-Medical Clinics
2323 Knoll Drive 
Ventura, CA 93003
805-677-5223
Behavioral Health
1911 Williams Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036
805-981-6830
Public Health
2240 E. Gonzales Road
Oxnard, CA 93036
805-981-5101
Santa Paula Hospital
825 N. Tenth Street
Santa Paula, CA 93061
805-933-8600
Ventura County Medical Center
3291 Loma Vista Road
Ventura, CA 93003
805-652-6000
HCA Human Resources
2323 Knoll Drive 
Ventura, CA 93003
805-677-5184
Ventura County Health Care Plan
2220 E. Gonzales Road
Suite 210 B

Oxnard, CA 93036
805-981-5050