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

Simulation-Based Assessment Facilitates Learning & Enhances Clinical Judgment

Simulation is an educational tool that can be used to develop and refine clinical skills of the student in a controlled environment before they progress to becoming practicing clinicians.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Delaware Bus Crash MCI

A view from the triage sector as EMS crews work on several patients.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

REMSA Programs Helps Reduce Hospital Visits

Community paramedic effort goes into service.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

City Official Challenges San Francisco Fire Chief

Ambulance response times among problems noted by city supervisor.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Texas Ambulance Crash

Victoria ambulance collides with civilian vehicle.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Delaware Bus Crash MCI

A view from the triage sector as EMS crews work on several patients.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

CO Leak at Illinois School

Girard incident sends over 130 to hospitals.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Hands On September 2014

Who gets thumbs up this month?
More >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

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


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Braun Ambulances' EZ Door Forward

Helps to create a safer ambulance module.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

The AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit - EMS Today 2013

AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
Watch It >


More Product Videos >