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Licensure Requirements

The Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of EMS develops licensure requirements to ensure EMS agencies are meeting minimum standards to safely treat and transport patients.

EMS Equipment

Equipment and Policies

Learn about the minimum equipment and policies requirements.


Approved Medications

Learn which medications are required and permitted for each level of licensure.



Learn about documentation in EMS.


EMS Agency Medical Direction

Resources for EMS Agency Medical Direction

EMS Agency Resources

There are a variety of important resources for EMS agencies.