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Policy/Treatment Guideline Update Request

Our goal is to annually evaluate and if applicable, revise/update all County EMS Administrative Policies and Treatment Guidelines. In addition, we have made the commitment to deliver a finalized product to all provider agencies by September 1st of each year.

In order to achieve this commitment, we have developed the associated timeline and set a series of key dates and deadlines (below).

Key Dates & Details Deadline
Solicit Stakeholder Feedback Jan 1 – March 1
Internal EMS Agency Review March 15
Review with Medical Directors (PAC) April
Guideline Adopted April
Public Comment Period(s) April – May
Internal Review/Finalization May 15
Changes Made to Policies/Treatment Guidelines May 31
Meet with Curriculum Development Committee to Review Revisions PRIOR to Development June 15
Curriculum Development July 15
Internal Review of Curriculum July 31
Meet with Curriculum Development Committee to Finalize Revisions PRIOR to Release August 15
Release to Provider Agencies September 1

This form should be used to request updates to Contra Costa County EMS Policies/Treatment Guidelines. Please fill the form out as completely as possible. Describe the desired update as completely as possible and include references to research, as well as proposed language for the guideline. Include a description of how this update will benefit patients and the local EMS System.

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