Guide for Emergency Medical Services and Systems
What is NFPA 450?
This guide serves as a template for the design, implementation, and evaluation of EMS systems and also provides guidelines, resources, and recommendations to assist those interested or involved in comprehensive EMS systems development and/or design.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 450 address?
Criteria cover system regulation and policy; EMS system analysis and planning; finance; medical oversight; quality management, clinical quality, and data reliability; public information, education, and relations; communications; equipment and facilities; human resources; and operations.
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