Emergency Treat, Transport or Triage (ET3)
The Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3) model is a five-year payment pilot project authorized and maintained by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to investigate potential savings by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Fire-Based EMS
This toolkit provides a broad range of information from defining what fire-based EMS is to how to implement the system in a community.
Staffing and Deployment
This is a full resource center complete with studies on crew sizes for high-rise, residential and medical calls. Members can also find materials on how to present the material to management.
Community Paramedicine
Fire-based community healthcare providers (i.e., community paramedicine) is a concept that could enhance existing EMS systems by coordinating with other healthcare providers to improve patient care and reduce expenses and to become self-sustaining.
Active Shooter Response
This toolkit includes information on key criteria for local protocols, national organization policies and examples of established and practiced active shooter protocols.
The Blue Campaign
The Blue Campaign represents the unified voice of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to combat human trafficking. This site contains resources and training materials to help identify and stop modern-day slavery.
Responding to the Opioid Crisis
Fire fighters and EMS providers are often called to respond to situations involving opioid-related emergencies. As 9-1-1 calls for opioid-associated emergencies continue to increase, EMS providers of all levels must be properly trained to respond to these life-threatening emergencies, including the administration of naloxone (NARCAN). This toolkit includes resources and protocols for the opioid crisis in the U.S. and Canada.