911 Advanced Life Support
We are staffed with a Paramedic and an EMT or Paramedic and Paramedic on every ambulance that responds to emergency calls. This gives us the capability to provide advanced care at a scene or enroute to a hospital. An EMT can provide basic assessment and treatment such as CPR, oxygen and use of specialized equipment. A Paramedic can provide basic care along with advanced level assessment and treatment such as, IVs, medications, cardiac monitoring and electrical therapy, and advanced airway management.
In the event you have a life-threatening illness or injury and you would need a higher level of care, we provide emergency care and transport to a hospital with specialized services.
In the event you have a NON-life threatening illness or injury and you would need transport from a local hospital or facility, to a hospital or facility with specialized services, we provide the non-emergency transport. Additional, we provide non-emergency transport to your residence, long-term care facility or another medical facility, usually by appointment.
We provide an ambulance and crew or a team for special community events that require Emergency Medical stand by coverage. We have two specially-equipped all-terrain vehicles available to assign to these events.
Community Information & Education
We provide community information through our website, speaking engagements, presentations, demonstrations and ambulance showcases. Our South-Central Training Center (www.southcentraltrainingcenter.org) has many educational opportunities for the public and for medical/emergency personnel. We are recognized as one of the top non-college based training center in the State of MO. We are also American Heart Association accredited training center. Examples of educational offering include: CPR, First Aid and advanced emergency medical classes. For more information or to register for a class please follow the link listed above.
Mobile Integrated Healthcare (MIH)
Also known as Community Paramedic/Paramedicine, is a new and evolving way for us to utilize prehospital personnel (Paramedics) to provide additional non-emergency services for our community. Paramedics are able to facilitate and enhance access to primary care. Our Paramedics receive specialized training to offer the following services: care for patients recently from the hospital; transport to urgent care or mental health clinics; hospice support; follow-up treatment for specific disease processes; preventative care and ensuring patients may not need to utilize hospital emergency room services.