MDPB Alternate Equipment Policy released

The Medical Direction and Practices Board and Maine EMS announce the publication of policy #010.04.01-MDPB Approved Alternate Equipment. This policy is designed to provide a standardized process for approval of alternate medical equipment which may benefit and improve patient care by Maine EMS services and clinicians. Eligible persons or organizations interested in submitting alternate equipment or devices for approval by MDPB and Maine EMS should refer to this policy for guidance in the development and submission of proposals.

Additionally, the currently approved alternate equipment list has been reformatted for clarity.

This policy is posted under Vehicle Licensing and may be downloaded from the Maine EMS website. If you have any questions regarding the policy or the process, please contact Maine EMS.