NFPA 450: Guide for Emergency Medical Services and Systems
Current Edition: 2013 Next Edition: 2017

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What is NFPA 450?
NFPA 450: Document Scope
1.1 Scope. This document is designed to assist individuals, agencies, organizations, or systems as well as those interested or involved in emergency medical services (EMS) system design.
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. Table of Contents

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