EMS publications

Downloadable Publications

Texas EMS TraumaTexas EMS Trauma News 

News and information on topics relative to emergency medical services, hospital designations, funding opportunities, regional systems, legislation, enforcement and disciplinary actions and more.

EMS and Trauma Systems Overview

This guide provides an overview and brief history of the Texas Emergency Medical Services/Trauma System, including how EMS and trauma systems are funded. Available only as a downloadable PDF.

When Minutes Count: A Citizens Guide to Medical Emergencies

A guide that outlines simple first aid that can be performed prior to the arrival of emergency medical services. Available only as a downloadable PDF.

Signs of a Concussion 

Concussion cards contain quick and easy-to-read information for anyone who wants to learn more about the risk and effects of concussion. These cards can be shared with parents, patients, students and any other people who might be involved.

Concussion Card for Children and Adults
Concussion Card for Athletes

Brain Injury Infographic Flyer

The Brain Injury Infographic Poster defines brain injuries and their causes, displays key statistics on brain injuries, and provides brain injury prevention tips.

Stroke Card

The Stroke Card contains quick and easy-to-read information for anyone who wants to learn about the signs of stroke. This card can be shared with parents, patients, students and any other people who might be involved.

Continual Disaster Readiness

Didactive overviews of disaster response plans combined with simple simulation and hands-on training build the knowledge, competencies, and performance skills necessary for response readiness. 



Additional Resources

Visit the Forms and ReApplications and Formssources page for certification and licensure documents.

Visit the Out-of-Hospital Do-Not-Resuscitate form page for the OOH DNR order form.

Visit the DSHS Forms and Literature Catalog


     

 

 

 

Last updated April 19, 2021