EMS publications

Downloadable Publications

Texas 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.

Texas EMS Magazine

The final publication of the Texas EMS Magazine was the July/August 2013 edition. Click the link above to view archived copies.   

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 (Cards from Texas Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council)

Adult- English, Spanish
Child- English, Spanish

Additional Resources

Visit the Forms and Resources 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 February 11, 2016