The Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems Program develops and regulates systems for quality emergency medical care in Oregon. This ensures that EMS Providers are fully trained, that emergency medical vehicles are properly equipped, and emergency medical systems are functioning efficiently and effectively.
Oregon EMS provider transition
The transition period for EMTs, Advanced EMTs, EMT-Intermediates and Paramedics DOES NOT BEGIN UNITL THE 2013-2015 LICENSURE CYCLE.
Continuing Education Appendix 3 will take effect in the 2013-2015 licensure cycle.
The EMR transition period is right now, in the 2012-2014 licensure cycle.
Continuing Education Appendix 2 must be followed.
Transition topics are included in the required hours for each category of continuing education. The total hours of continuing education for all providers HAS NOT CHANGED. See Appendices for information regarding continuing education requirements. You can also click on the link Oregon Administrative Rule 333-265-0110 to review all OARs.
Volunteer Opportunity: Assist with disaster response
EMS providers can pre-register to assist with a disaster response with the State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Oregon (SERV-OR). To help get you ready to respond, training and exercise opportunities are provided around the state. To register today, check out the SERV-OR website.
Oregon Trauma Registry Report
The data in this report tell an important story about the critical services provided by EMS and Trauma Systems to Oregonians every day. Read the 2010-2011 Oregon Trauma Registry Report (pdf).