Agencies & Providers

Yakima County EMS agencies may find many commonly used forms, recertification information, course schedules and additional training opportunities here. In addition, under the “Agencies/Providers” navigation button you will find a menu for protocols and procedures, and more.

Ongoing Training

EMT Training in YakimaYakima County Department of Emergency Medical Services offers an Ongoing Training and Evaluation Program (OTEP). This program has been approved by the Washington State Department of Health EMS & Trauma Prevention office and by the Yakima County Medical Program Director.

The following is a list of class dates, times and locations. For information regarding attending an OTEP class in Yakima County contact the EMS office.

Ninth Brain Suite

Training Login for Ninth Brain

2024 EMS Department Monthly Training Schedules

January 2024 PDF
February PDF
March PDF
April PDF
June PDF
July PDF
August PDF
September PDF
October PDF
November PDF
December PDF

OTEP Workshop Makeup Schedule

Download the 2024 Makeup Schedule

MPD Quarterly Schedule

Download the MPD Quarterly Lecture Schedule

MPD Quarterly Meeting - Friday, April 12, 2024
9 am – 12 pm
Download the Zoom access information

EMS Evaluator Courses

The Yakima County Department of Emergency Medical Services will be offering the following classes for all current EMS Evaluators.

2024 Washington State EMS Evaluator Courses - Initial and Refresher

Download the announcement

Please plan on attending one of the above listed courses if you are currently a Washington State EMS Evaluator. To check your current Washington State EMS Evaluator, log into your SAW Account or search your status here.

To register, email Diane at or call the office at 509-574-2158. 

Protocol Exams for EMT, AEMT and Paramedic

Protocol Exams for EMT, AEMT and Paramedic

  • Protocol Exams are available online, by request.
  • Please email Diane Koch at to set up a day to have the exam assigned to you.
  • The exam will be timed, and you will have one chance to pass the exam.
  • Further information is available through your agency or by contacting Diane Koch.

Protocols and Quality Improvement / Quality Assurance

Yakima County EMS Protocol Review Request Form
EMS Request for Review or Recognition (QI/QA)

Washington State Department of Health Application forms

Protocols and County Operating Procedures

The updated protocols for Yakima County have been approved by the Washington State DOH. Every provider, regardless of certification level, will have to successfully pass a written exam before the protocols may be utilized.

More details regarding the written certification exam will be forthcoming.

Yakima County Protocols 2022

Download the Pre-Hospital Patient Care Guidelines Protocols – Counties of Adams, Benton, Franklin, Yakima

Download the Interfacility Intravenous Infusions (IFT) Protocol

Additional Procedures

Yakima County Operating Procedures

South Central Region System Plan - July 1, 2021-June 30, 2023

South Central Region Patient Care Procedures - May 28, 2020

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