The time has come where the borders between states will no longer be seen as a barrier to the practice of EMS. REPLICA provides a collective solution to an age old problem in EMS, the legal recognition of individual EMS provider practice outside of their home state of licensure. Learn how and what the benefits of REPLICA are to EMS Providers.
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REPLICA: Making the connection
The increase of mobility within the EMS profession has focused the attention of regulators and policymakers on the barriers experienced by personnel when crossing state borders in the line of duty. REPLICA is the collective solution to removing those barriers while implementing an umbrella of quality over interstate practice.
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EMS Providers, State Offices and State Legislators are vital members of the team when it comes to passing REPLICA legislation. Understanding both the facts, and benefits that REPLICA will bring to patients and the EMS profession is important to getting the model legislation introduced and ultimately passed. Visit the Tool Kit for more detailed information. Start your REPLICA advocacy today.
Between 2013-2014 Phase 2 of the interstate compact building process was in full swing. A Drafting Team had been established and was working under the guidance provided by the National Advisory Panel (NAP) to build an Interstate Compact for EMS Personnel Practice....read more
The nation’s first EMS Interstate Compact has been enacted and is steadily moving forward. As planning for the first Commission meeting is in full swing, so are the planning activities of state legislatures, state agencies and stakeholder groups preparing their bills...read more
Over the past ten months, I have had the opportunity to meet and talk with EMS personnel and make connections throughout the nation. I consider every connection a privilege and a point in time to not just to talk about REPLICA, but also to listen to what each one...read more