mission of the Incident Emergency Medical Subcommittee (IEMS)
is to establish a methodology that meets the emergency medical
and occupational health care needs of managed incidents with
the integration of local, state, tribal, and federal systems.
The National Wildfire Coordinating Group’s (NWCG) Incident Emergency Medical Subcommittee (IEMS) has announced the creation of a “Wildfire Emergency Medical Service Awards”
program for the 2013 wildland fire season. (Release)
Model Interstate Compact for EMS Personnel Licensure for State Adoption. This project will initiate a 20-month process to develop a model interstate compact for states’ legislative use to solve the problem associated with day-to-day emergency deployment of EMS personnel across state boundaries. For more information go to the National Association of State EMS Official's website.
Setting up a Medical Unit/Plan/Response requires forethought, consideration of the existing/expected conditions, appropriately trained personnel, equipment and supplies to do the job according to their level of training, with oversight & direction.
NFES 1660 and NFES 1675