Prehospital System

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.



Protocols and Policies:

Letter to EMS Community regarding New/Revised 2015 Emergency Medical Services Treatment Protocol/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.

Protocols & Policies manuals are available for past years: 2007200820092010201120122013-2014 



Prehospital Reports:


Additional Information:

Hospital Heliport Dataplates and Mapping Application

Link to the California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics Hospital Heliport Dataplates and mapping application

The most recent, available maps for hospital heliports may be found here:



Drafts of the data dictionary will be available here: QCS-CEMSIS data dictionary version 2, 2/5/2010


Directory of Agencies

Prehospital Agency Infection Control Officers Directory

Prehospital Patient Record (PPR) Instruction Manual (Bubbleform)




For more information phone 619-285-6429.