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Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

The outstanding emergency medical services (EMS) providers in our area are ready to provide urgent care on the way to the hospital, with medical guidance from one of our Lima Memorial Emergency Center physicians. As a verified Level II trauma center and accredited Chest Pain Center, our Emergency Center works closely with area EMS departments to be prepared for the most urgent situations. Lima Memorial is committed to supporting the needs of our EMS partners. For all of your EMS needs, contact Doug LaRue, EMS Coordinator at 419-226-5178 or

Educational Opportunities

Lima Memorial Health System offers many free EMS events throughout the year including a Spring & Fall EMS Symposium. In addition to these classes, Lima Memorial hosts new provider, recertification in AHA BLS CPR, ACLS and PALS courses.

Lima Memorial Emergency Center Upcoming Program and Events

Advanced Stroke Life Support Course - Spring 2017

2017 EMS Spring Symposium

22nd Annual Lima Memorial EMS Banquet - Save the Date

Medical Direction

Providing medical direction to twenty-four of the region's EMS & fire departments, the Lima Memorial Health System EMS Medical Director reviews charts, provides outreach and writes the Lima Memorial EMS protocols.

Lima Memorial EMS Protocols

Important Links to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS

Scope of Practice

CE Requirements

Certification Renewal

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