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KEMSA is proud that we have members in all 6 regions in Kansas with members located in 90 of the 105 counties in Kansas and five other states. About 85% of the services in Kansas have a service membership with KEMSA. KEMSA has more than 95 active service memberships, which represents more than 5,000 certified EMS attendants working within Kansas EMS agencies, and more than 1,100 active individual memberships.

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Attorney General Opinion No. 2014-20 - Dec. 20, 2014

Re: Public Health—Emergency Medical Services—Paramedics; Authorized Activities 

Under K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 65-6119, paramedics are not strictly limited to working at the scene of a response or in an ambulance during patient transport. During emergencies, subsection (d)(3) of the statute allows paramedics to perform activities specifically authorized by medical protocols, even in hospital settings. Subsection (d)(2), which authorizes a paramedic to perform medical tasks while in voice contact with a physician or certain other health care professionals authorized by a physician, is not limited to emergency situations. To the extent Attorney General Opinion No. 90-134 reached a different conclusion, that opinion is withdrawn. 

A physician may delegate medical tasks to an emergency medical services (EMS) attendant beyond those tasks specifically authorized in the EMS Act as long as the attendant is competent to perform the tasks, the delegation does not violate any other statute or regulation, and the other criteria for delegation specified in K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 65-28,127 are met. Cited herein: K.S.A. 2014 Supp 65-28,127; 65-6119.  Read the entire opinion here regarding scope of practice.


KEMSA Apparel

KEMSA has some left over inventory from the KEMSA conference that is embroidered with our logo.  We need to sell these items as we don't have room to store them.  Please help us out by buying these great shirts at great prices.  FREE shipping is included on all pre-embroidered items and the price includes tax and embroidery already.

Buy a shirt for you, a colleague or a friend.  Part of the proceeds from these shirts goes back to KEMSA, and it saves us storage space. Buy one of these shirts through Navrat's today!  Click on the image to the right for complete details.

To place an order:
Email: info@navrats.com
Call: 620-342-2092
Order online: http://kemsashop.navrats.com

 
 
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