Louisiana Fire Chief Selected to Help Set National Policy for EMTs

 

 
 
 

| Friday, February 26, 2010


BOSSIER CITY, La. - Bossier City Fire Chief Sammy Halphen has been selected to serve on a national committee that is charged with setting disciplinary standards policies for all emergency medical personnel in the United States.

Chief Halphen was recently appointed to the Disciplinary Standards Committee of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), the national certification agency that establishes uniform standards for training and examination of emergency medical personnel in the United States. Chief Halphen's first assignment with the committee will be to travel to the NREMT's headquarters in Columbus, Ohio next week where he and the other committee members will meet to discuss, review and modify the organization's present disciplinary policy which applies to all certified EMT's in the country.

This is the second time Chief Halphen has been called upon by the NREMT to help develop national guidelines and policy for EMT's. In 2008 Chief Halphen served on the NREMT's Standards Committee and assisted with updating the national testing process for all EMT's.

The NREMT is funding all of the expenses for Chief Halphen's trip to Columbus.

For more information about the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, log onto www.nremt.org.For more information.




Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: Leadership and Professionalism, Industry News

 
What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS





 

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Progress

Follow in the footsteps of these inspirational leaders of EMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Las Vegas Fire, AMR Reach New Deal

Tentative agreement reached over ambulance calls.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Fire Damages Several Homes in California Earthquake

Four homes destroyed and others damaged after quake rattles Napa.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Image Trend: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

ImageTrend just challenged NEMSIS TAC and a couple others.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Where in the World of EMS is A.J.?

A.J. Heightman participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in a big way!
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Over 100 Injured in California Earthquake

172 patients treated at Napa hospital after 6.0-magnitude earthquake.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Numerous Rescues during Arizona Flooding

Severe flooding across the region prompted several rescues.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Colorado Hiker Rescue

Injured hiker spent three hours in a crevice.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Field Bridge Xpress ePCR on iPad, Android, Kindle Fire

Sneak peek of customizable run forms & more.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >