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EMS Provider Down Procedure


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EMS Provider Down Procedure


PURPOSE: This Model Guidance outlines the procedure for assessment and management of an EMS clinician who has become incapacitated while wearing a personal protective equipment ensemble.
SCOPE: This Model Guidance applies to all EMS personnel involved in the transport and management of a patient suspected or confirmed to have a high consequence infectious disease.

This is from the series of Model Guidance documents. Find all the resources in the series below.
  1. EMS Ambulance Cleaning and Disinfection
  2. EMS Ambulance Modification Procedure
  3. EMS Ambulance Operations High Consequence Infectious Disease Waste Management
  4. EMS Biohazard Spill
  5. EMS PPE Breach: High Consequence Infectious Disease Patient Transport
  6. EMS Provider Down Procedure
  7. Model PPE Donning and Doffing Procedure for Confirmed or Suspected VHF Case with Active Bleeding, Vomiting, or Diarrhea
  8. Model PPE Donning and Doffing Procedure for Suspected VHF Case without Active Bleeding, Vomiting, or Diarrhea