One of the primary functions of Emergency Medical Services is the regulation of the prehospital system. This page includes protocols and policies for current and past years, in addition to other relevant system reports documents.
Protocol Public Comment Period: OPEN
45-Day EMS Comment Period: September 12, 2016-October 27, 2016
Steps to participate in the EMS Comment Period:
- Review "Letter from EMS Medical Director, Dr. Bruce Haynes"
- Review "Protocols open for EMS Comment"
- Complete the "EMS Comment Form" and email form to Meredith Mahoney
Protocols and Policies:
The Emergency Medical Services Treatment Protocol & Policies Manual is best viewed in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari web browsers.
- To view and print a specific protocol, select the section in the "Current Master Protocol List" and select the desired protocol.
2016-2017 Prehospital Policies, Procedures and Protocols:
The San Diego County EMS STEMI Receiving System Annual Report Series
Hospital Heliport Dataplates and Mapping Application
Link to the California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics Hospital Heliport Dataplates and mapping application with info sheets, or "dataplates," that provide permitted approach paths and other information for all the permitted Hospital Heliports in California. This information will be helpful to emergency planners, helicopter operators, and other users. You can find the dataplates on the interactive map or directly by hospital name by following the link.
The most recent, available maps for hospital heliports may be found here: http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/planning/aeronaut/helipads/dataplates/index.htm
Drafts of the data dictionary will be available here: QCS CEMSIS data dictionary version 2, 2/5/2010
For more information phone 619-285-6429.