Scope of Practice

Scope of Practice Position Statements

The following position statements reflect the current position of the EMS Authority in the subject areas shown below for Scope of Practice. They are intended to provide answers to frequently asked questions regarding scope of practice for EMS personnel.

Download all Local Scope of Practice (LOSOP) Position Statements (pdf)

Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Please see the American Heart Association website at https://cpr.heart.org/en/training-programs/aed-implementation or contact them directly for AED information, including implementation of an AED program.

Contact the Scope of Practice/Trial Study program at scopeofpractice@emsa.ca.gov or by phone at (916) 537-6845.

Questions? Contact the Scope of Practice Program!

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