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EMS Personnel

Emergency medical services (EMS) personnel—paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and medical first responders—are responsible for providing early, pre-hospital treatment to those in need of urgent medical care and rapid transportation to an emergency department, when necessary.

On a SART, EMS personnel—

  • Provide the team with medical information related to emergency procedures in response to sexual assaults.
  • Give detailed explanations of EMS procedures and protocols.
  • Address issues regarding crime scene preservation practices.
  • Assist the team with general crime scene preservation practices.
  • Act as liaison between the team and the EMS community.
  • Provide testimony in court.
  • Help implement initiatives aimed at teaching the community how to prevent sexual assault.