EMS Update - Sept / Oct 2016

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Sept/Oct 2016
Office of EMS has Busy Year Supporting EMS Systems
Each year, the Office of EMS creates a special issue of EMS Update that highlights important initiatives, partnerships and achievements that have helped to advance EMS systems, policy, research and much more. Read More
Dr. Jon Krohmer Named New Director of NHTSA’s Office of EMS
Dr KrohmerDr. Jon Krohmer has been named the new Director of the Office of EMS. His wealth of experience spanning over thirty years in EMS will be a great asset to the office and NHTSA. Read More
NEMSAC Recommends Addition of Naloxone to EMT, EMR Scope of Practice
NEMSACThe National EMS Advisory Council met for the second time in the current term to move forward on several recommendations and elect a new chair and vice chair. Read More
A Year in Review from NEMSAC and FICEMS
Learn about the recommendations and projects that NEMSAC and FICEMS have undertaken this past year to support advancing EMS programs at the local, state and regional level. Read More.
EMS and the Opioid Crisis

In a recent article published in EMS World, NHTSA Office of EMS Public Health Fellow Jeremy Kinsman, MPH, EMT, and New Orleans EMS and public health officials took a close look at the opioid overdose epidemic and how EMS can collaborate with its healthcare partners to prevent overdoses and save lives.

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In This Issue
OEMS Recaps Past Year’s Initiatives
Dr. Jon Krohmer Named New Director
Council Addresses BLS Use of Naloxone
A Year in Review from NEMSAC and FICEMS

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