Circulation & Trauma Care


We are trained to provide the following circulation services:
  • Aggressive basic life support (BLS) performed by all employees of the department
  • Life Pack 12s and Life Pack 15s with plans to update all Life Pack 12s to Life Pack 15s by the end of 2011
  • 12- and 15-lead ECG interpretation performed by all paramedics with quarterly competency checks
  • Guideline to call and activate cath lab with Emergency Department guidance
  • Aggressive advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), pediatric advanced life support (PALS), and neonatal resuscitation provider (NRP) applications / treatments that coordinate with the paramedic assessment

Trauma Care

We are trained to provide the following trauma care services:
  • Aggressive applications of the most current pre-hospital trauma life support (PHTLS)
  • Advanced trauma life support (ATLS)
  • Our own modified protocols

For More Information

If you have any questions, please contact Aberdeen Fire Rescue at 605-626-7048. If this is an emergency, please dial 911.