Medical Direction & Practices Board Resources

(Click here to return to the Medical Direction & Practices Board Home Page)

Current Maine EMS Statewide Protocols (Dec 1, 2019) are located here

Maine EMS 2021 Statewide Protocols

Currently, the MDPB is reviewing and providing updates the Maine EMS Protocols for a planned delivery date of December 1, 2021.  Comments are welcome and appreciated and can be provided by submission to the respective section author listed below (which is the preferred method) or during MDPB meetings.  It is helpful to have constructive suggestions combined with any evidence or research supporting the suggestion.

The MDPB held several public protocol discussion forums. 

Meetings were conducted via zoom with participants from across the state and held:

  • August 6, 2020 at 2:00 pm
  • September 10, 2020 at 12:30 pm
  • November 5, 2020 at 12:30 pm
  • January 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm
  • March 11, 2021 at 12:30 pm
  • May 13, 2021 at 12:00pm
Protocol Section MDPB Authors  Education Authors

Tentative Work Dates

(subject to change)

Draft Protocol

(as available)

Draft Change Document

(as available)

Brown / Purple / Grey / Black

Dr. Beth Collamore

Dr. Kevin Kendall

Joanne Lebrun

Aiden Koplovsky

Feb / Mar 2020

Brown (PDF)

Grey (PDF)

Purple (PDF)

Brown Changes (DOC)

Grey Changes (DOC)

Purple Changes (DOC)

Blue

Dr. Tim Pieh

Dr. Matt Sholl

Brian Chamberlain

Steve Smith

June / July 2020 Blue (PDF) Blue Changes (DOC)
Red

Dr. Seth Ritter

Dr. Michael Bohanske

Brian Chamberlain

Steve Smith

David Mejia

July / Aug 2020 Red (PDF) Red Changes (DOC)
Gold

Dr. David Saquet

Dr. Seth Ritter

Aiden Koplovsky

David Mejia

Sept / Oct 2020 Gold (PDF) Gold Changes (DOC)
Green

Dr. Kevin Kendall

Dr. Tim Pieh

Dennis Russell

Rick Petrie

Oct / Nov 2020 Green (PDF) Green Changes (PDF)
Yellow Dr. Kate Zimmerman

Amy Drinkwater

Mike Drinkwater

May / June 2020 Yellow (PDF) Yellow Changes (PDF)
Pink Dr. Dave Saquet

Stephanie Cordwell

Marc Minkler

Dec 2020 / Jan 2021 Pink & Other Pediatric Protocols (PDF) Pink & Other Pediatric Changes (PDF)
Orange

Dr. Mike Bohanske

Dr. Beth Collamore

Dennis Russell

Joanne Lebrun

Feb 2021 Orange (PDF) Orange Changes (PDF)
PIFT

Dr. Pete Tilney

Dr. Matt Sholl

Rick Petrie

Amy Drinkwater

TBD    
General Comments Dr. Matt Sholl Chris Azevedo Mar / Apr 2021    

 

 

 

2021 White Papers

The MDPB has released several white papers surrounding decisions and changes that will go into effect with the next protocol change (anticipated as December, 2021).  These white papers are:

 


Clinical & Operational Bulletins

Emergency Shortage Protocols

Maine EMS 2019 Protocol Update Resources

EMS Medical Director Guidebook (PDF)

Medical Direction & Practices Board (MDPB) White Papers

Archived Protocols - not for clinical use