Updated - 10/3/2013-
Great Article a must read for all providers!
Position Statement regarding Lights & Siren Use by Dr. Baker. Posted under Files
New Vermont Stroke Protocol - NVRH & VT EMS District 5 have adopted the New Stroke Protocol. The Stroke Worksheet is available under Files. Please remember to contact NVRH-ED with any patient who meets the Stroke Alert Criteria as soon as possible.
District 5 EMS Credentialing Form - DRAFT has been posted under FILES tab for review.
New NVRH Transfer Guidelines - 12/04/10
EMS will be staging in the ED for all transports from inpatient units. They will follow the following procedure
1) They should be called when the patient is ready to go
2) They will call the sending unit, from the ED to notify them of their arrival
3) When the patient AND paperwork are ready to go, the sending unit should call the ED , #7686, and let EMS know they are ready
4) EMS will then proceed to sending unit
Calls should be made from the lounge phone to help decrease secretary involvement. I will post the unit numbers beside the phone for easy access. Thanks -Deb Bach, E.D Nurse Manager