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Glucometer Training Module
In accordance with the NY SEMAC and the NYS DOH BEMS Policy 12-01 the Nassau REMAC is authorizing all EMS agencies in Nassau to perform blood glucometry. ALL Nassau EMS agencies must register for a Limited Clinical Laboratory License without delay, applications can be obtained at http://www.wadsworth.org/labcert/clep/Administrative/ChangeForms.htm. Agency Medical Directors are required to submit a letter to the Nassau REMAC indicating that they understand their role in the Clinical Laboratory requirements and Quality Assurance process. Agencies must download this training module and provide the training to all members and must maintain documentation of the training, with rosters of those trained.
Click Here To Download the Training Module (Power Point Format).
As a reminder, the Nassau REMAC requires that ambulance must have the following equipment on board:
- Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
Glucometer (Special Note: this item requires a limited lab license, any agency that has not filed for this license must do so without delay in order to insure that you will be able to place the Glucometer in service by January 1st.)
NEW State Equipment Requirement
Policy Statement 12-01 Glucometers and Nebulized Albuterol
PDF/12-01 Glucometry & Albuterol