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EMS program update

Professional standards

EMR renewals: 1,658

Active Oregon licensees

EMR licensees: 2,299

EMT licensees: 5,287

EMT-I licensees: 1,054

Paramedic licensees: 3,323

Professional Standards Unit inquiries/reviews of EMS providers: 161

Approved or closed with no further action: 81

Letters of concern issued: 33

Pending: 28

Moved to ongoing investigative cases: 19

Of the 19 Professional Standards Unit investigative cases include

Pending cases: 12

Placed into probationary contract: 1

Withdrew applications: 3

Revocation: 1

Approved licenses: 25

Ongoing probationary cases: 25

Ambulance inspections and licensing

Ambulance agency license renewals: 111

Ambulance vehicle license renewals: 533

Ambulance service inspections in the following counties: Deschutes, Wasco, Wheeler and Crook

Additional updates

EMSC is collaborating with OHSU on NIH EMS Safety Event Study.

EMSC distributed pedi pulse oximeters and lower extremity splints to 16 agencies.

The Training Unit continued work on the EMT-I education revision including development of course competencies, drafting educational standards and selecting topics for the instructional guidelines.

Training and Education provided:

    • Webinar classes for rural EMT-Intermediate course in Chiloquin;
    • Paisley and Junction City Webinar courses;
    • Skills courses in Shady Cove and Talent;
    • State representative on call for 21 EMS provider practical exams;
    • Pediatric trainings with EMS MTU in Roseburg, Redmond.

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