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Tri-County EMS

Tri-County EMS - a not for profit organization founded in 1976; one of six regional emergency medical services councils in Maine.

Tri-County EMS was founded in 1978 to support the development of the EMS system in Maine. Over the past 30 years our EMS system has experienced many advances. Tri-County EMS has provided the leadership, resources, and innovative thinking to meet the challenges of advancing contemporary emergency medical care throughout our region.

Our Regional EMS System includes:

  • 39 EMS Services - covering 3 counties
  • LifeFlight EMS Helicopter
  • 5 Hospitals and emergency departments
  • 4 Trauma System Hospitals
  • 1 Trauma Center
  • Cardiac Cath Lab Activation Program
  • EMS Medical Direction
  • Central Maine Regional Resource Center

 Upcoming Courses and Conferences and News

 

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EMT Courses Tri-County EMS is organizing classes for the 2014 fall semester. We are accepting applications for EMT courses for both our face to face classes and our blended learning class (a combination of on-line learning with face to face practical sessions) Final dates have not yet been determined. Interested applicants are asked to either call our office at 207 795-2880 or send an email to Dianeto be placed on our notify list. Once details are finalized, they will also be posted on the website.

Mandatory Reporting for Inuries to Children under 6 months or Otherwise Non-ambulatory The Maine Law requiring reporting of suspected child abuse was revised in the last legislative session to include mandatory reporting of all injuries sustained to a child under 6 months of age or otherwise non-ambulatory. These reporting requirements apply to all EMS providers. Please review this law with your staff, colleagues and any students you might be teaching or precepting. A copy of the revised law can be found at
Mandatory Reporting

Protocol Input Webinars The Medical Direction and Practices Board is seeking stakeholder input about future protocol changes. Monthly webinars will be used to assist with gathering this input. Two webinars have been held.The third, to review the pediatric section is in the process of being scheduled. The announcement and instructions for participating in the webinar can be found at this link.
Protocol Input Webinar

Maine EMS Community Paramedicine Pilot Project Update: Jay Bradshaw, Director of Maine EMS announced that all 12 Community Paramedic projects have been filled. All 12 projects are now in their implementation phase. Over the next two years,data will be gathered on these projects and then additional projects will be considered. EMS Services with projects underway include United Ambulance Service, NorthStar EMS, Winthrop Ambulance, Delta Ambulance, NorthEast Mobile Health Services, Crown Ambulance, Calais Ambulance and St. George Ambulance.

Maine EMS On-Line Learning System MEMSED Maine EMS (MEMS) continues to add new programs to the on-line learning site. All the protocol updates are now available and are worth credit. All EMS Providers are welcome to sign on to the MEMSED website and participate in this high quality, free EMS Education. CEH credits are awarded for all programs. To sign in on this site you will use your MEMSRR user name and password.
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Malignant Hyperthermia Free On-Line CEH educational presentation worth Maine EMS CEH Credit for EMS Providers
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Bath Salts Free On-Line educational presentation worth Maine EMS CEH Credit for EMS Providers provided by the Northern New England Poison Center
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News & Events

Revised Mandatory Reporting
Tri-County EMS Quality Council - September 4, 2014
Tri-County EMS Airway Review Team Meeting - July 9, 2014
MDPB Meeting - July 16, 2014 9:30 am Augusta
Maine Board of EMS - August 6, 2014 at 9:30 am Augusta
Maine EMS DNR and Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form


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Upcoming Courses

EMT Course Fall 2014 - Lewiston - currently being organized to begin in September 2014
EMT Blended Learning Courses - currently being organized to begin in September 2014

Continuing Education Programs Schedule
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Contact

Tri-County EMS
300 Main Street
Lewiston, Maine 04240

Phone:(207) 795-2880 Fax: (207) 795-2476
E-mail: lebrunj@cmhc.org  [directions]

The office is open M-F 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM