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Pre-hospital Protocols

The 2013 Edition of the Council's Regional Pre-Hospital Standard Patient Care Treatment Protocols became effective August 1, 2013. Revisions are currently being reviewed by the Medical Direction Board for an upcoming release date of early 2017. 

The authorization requirement for ALL EMS providers within the Commonwealth is defined in the Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations as follows:

“12VAC5-31-1040. Operational medical director authorization to practice.
A. EMS personnel as defined in § 54.1-3408 of the Code of Virginia may only provide emergency medical care while acting under the authority of the operational medical director for the EMS agency for which they are affiliated and within the scope of the EMS agency license. Privileges to practice must be on the agency's official stationery or indicated in the agency records which are signed and dated by the OMD.”

Lord Fairfax EMS Council Protocols August, 2013                                                        

LFEMS Administrative Policies and Procedures 08012013

Authorization to Practice within the LFEMS region Form

Orange Drug Box Contents in LFEMS region

Have questions? Contact the ALS Coordinator for your jurisdiction or contact the Council at (540) 665-0014 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .