COVID 19 Updates:
Download the protocols and training information
The Tidewater EMS Council Regional Medical Protocols and regional medical policies are available for viewing and downloading in PDF format. If your computer does not have the ability to read PDF files, click on the icon below to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. Protocol books are designed to be printed in duplex format.
The 2020 TEMS regional medical protocols are available for implementation on or after April 1, 2020. Each agency's Operational Medical Director must approve the new protocols before their providers may use them.
TEMS 13th Edition (2020) Protocols Desk Version (with Appendixes) 4/1/2020 344 pages (Updated 7/20/2020)
TEMS 13th Edition (2020) Protocols Desk Version (without Appendixes) 4/1/2020 148 pages (Updated 7/20/2020)
We have made arrangements with Office Depot to provide printing of the regional protocols in both full-size and (coming soon) pocket-size.
Please click here to be taken to their page for your printing needs: https://community.officedepot.com/GPOHome?id=41644569
**Please note you will need to create an account and it may take up to two business days to process your account.
Smart Phone Applications
*The apps will be updated in the near future to the newest edition of the regional protocols.
The council developed Smartphone applications for quick access to protocols as well as directions to hospitals in the region and several handy calculators. You can download the free app for Android and iOS devices by clicking the appropriate icon below.