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Add a Department Configuration

This section fulfills the dConfiguration Grouping NEMSIS requirement. For more information, see the NEMSIS Data Dictionary.

To add a department configuration
  1. From any page, go to Administration: Departments. The Departments page opens.

  2. Locate the appropriate agency and click its corresponding View Demographics link.

    Tip: Use the Advanced Search toolbar to quickly locate a department by Agency or Demographic Status.

  3. In the left sidebar, click the Configuration tab.


  4. Click Add Configuration.


  5. Complete the configuration fields, providing the correct demographics for the department.

  6. Click Save.

Configuration Fields


State in which the department resides.

Licensure Levels
Licensure levels for the state.

Procedures Permitted
Procedures permitted by the state.

Medications Permitted
Medications permitted by the state.

Protocols Permitted
Protocols permitted by the state.


Billing Status
If the agency regularly bills for any segment of the patient population, select Yes.

EMD Provided
If Emergency Medical Dispatch is performed regularly for department EMS events, select Yes.

Protocols permitted by the individual agency.

Specialty Service Capabilities
Specialty service capabilities of the agency.


EMD Vendors
The EMD vendors used by the agency.

Patient Monitoring Capabilities
Patient monitoring capabilities the agency is allowed to perform.

Crew Call Signs
Unique call signs the agency uses.

Dispatch Center (CAD) Name or ID
Name of the agency's primary dispatch center.

To add procedures and certification levels for the department, click Add Procedures.

To add medications and certification levels for the department, click Add Medications.

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