EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES CERTIFICATION COMMISSION
8919 World Ministry Blvd. Suite A, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70804, Phone (225) 763-5706
Fax (225) 763-5707, Website www.oph.ems.la.us
MAJOR ACTIONS OF
Sammy Halphen, NREMT-P Chair,
Andy Bruch, NREMT-P Vice-Chair,
Laurie Scivicque, NREMT-P Secretary
Scope of Practice Issues
DECISION: It is within the scope of practice, send letter to providers.
DECISION: Approved for use by EMT-Basics. Referred to the Bureau for education requirements.
DECISION: Commission is in agreement however it is within the local/Parish medical society to approve. Send letter to LSMS stating recommendations.
DECISION: FDA approved device, applied in long bone according to curriculum may be used.
Decision: Approved for self-injected only at all EMT levels.
Matters under considerations:
Supraglottic Disposable Airway Devices.
Commission members present:
Samuel Halphen, NREMTP - Chair; Andy Bruch, NREMT –P Vice Chair; Laurie Scivicque, NREMT-P Secretary; Dr. Beau Clark; Dr. Robert Chugden; Dr. Chapman Lee; Dr. Susan Bankston; Gary Peters, NREMT-P; John Roquemore, NREMT-B; Debra Woodard,RN,NREMT-P;
Dr. Louis Cataldie; Frances Kosak, Legal Liaison; Glenn Cambre, Attorney; Evon Smith, BEMS;