NASEMSO Scope of Practice Model Decision-Making Framework for EMS
The National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) has collaborated with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) to provide a derivative work of their decision-making framework to compliment state-based rules and regulations related to EMS scope of practice. NASEMSO’s “Scope of Practice Model Decision-Making Framework for Emergency Medical Services” is now available on NASEMSO’s website at https://nasemso.org/projects/ems-scope-of-practice/. Transition to NEMSIS V3.5.0 Coming Soon!
Regional and Statewide Meetings
First Responder Safety Precautions for Dealing with Unknown Opioids
- Fentanyl: The Real Deal (U.S. Customs and Border Protection) https://youtu.be/6Yc9lSaSKls
- Factsheet for all first responders on precautions for dealing with unknown opioids.
Fentanyl Safety for First Responders
The White House released a factsheet of recommendations for first responders to protect themselves from exposure to opioids. The document was released as an appendix to the final report of President’s Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction.
The Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders fact sheet and an overview of the project are posted on the White House website.
Resource on Acrylfentanyl and Naloxone Effectiveness
- This one-pager resource corrects previous incorrect and misleading news regarding certain synthetic opioids and naloxone effectiveness.
Medical Device Recalls
Public Notices, Regional and Statewide Meetings
Notices, Recalls and Meetings
Regional and Statewide EMS Meetings
Approved Training for Opioids
Page last updated 3/16/2023