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 MEFIRS Administration
       Unlocking User Accounts
       Managing Staff in MEFIRS
       Creating a MEFIRS/MEMSEd/E-Licensing Profile
 Online Education System (MEMSEd)
       Do I have a MEMSEd Account?
       Reset MEMSEd Password
       MEMSEd Presentation will not load
 Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD)
       Do I have to be licensed in Maine to practice EMD or can I practice based upon my International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) certification?
       What about mode of response? If local emergency services worked with an EMD Center and a physician medical director to establish different priority levels of response mode and configuration based on EMD findings, would that put them at legal risk?
       Where can I look at the Maine EMS administrative Rules concerning emergency medical dispatch?
       Where can I find the EMD law?
       What about liability? Are PSAPs more likely to get sued if they are providing medical advice over the phone?
 Paramedic Interfacility Transfer
       Our local EMS service has critical care transport paramedics (CCEMT-P). Are these the same thing as PIFT paramedics?
       What are the classes of medications included in the 2006 PIFT program?
       What is PIFT?
       My physicians and nurses have concerns over the quality of care these paramedics can provide with this program. What can we do?
       How do I know if this transport requires a paramedic or a PIFT paramedic?
       What will the PIFT paramedics need from the hospital staff (clerical or nursing) for each PIFT transport?
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 Comfort Care/Do Not Resuscitate
       Information about Maine's Comfort Care/ Do Not Resuscitate Program
       Renewing a Maine EMS license
       Applying for a New Maine EMS License
       Does Maine recognize a certification/license from another state?
       Becoming an EMS Responder
       How many CEH's do I need to renew my license?
       Online Continuing Education Courses
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 Medical Direction and Practices
       Approved Equipment list
       What are the Maine EMS standards for infusion pumps?
 Licensing Exams

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