10a ncac 13p .0101 ABBREVIATIONS

As used in this Subchapter, the following abbreviations mean:

(1) ACS: American College of Surgeons;

(2) AEMT: Advanced Emergency Medical Technician;

(3) AHA: American Heart Association;

(4) ASTM: American Society for Testing and Materials;

(5) CAAHEP: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs;

(6) CPR: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation;

(7) ED: Emergency Department;

(8) EMD: Emergency Medical Dispatcher;

(9) EMR: Emergency Medical Responder;

(10) EMS: Emergency Medical Services;

(11) EMS-NP: EMS Nurse Practitioner;

(12) EMS-PA: EMS Physician Assistant;

(13) EMT: Emergency Medical Technician;

(14) FAA: Federal Aviation Administration;

(15) FAR: Federal Aviation Regulation;

(16) FCC: Federal Communications Commission;

(17) GCS: Glasgow Coma Scale;

(18) ICD: International Classification of Diseases;

(19) ISS: Injury Severity Score;

(20) ICU: Intensive Care Unit;

(21) IV: Intravenous;

(22) LPN: Licensed Practical Nurse;

(23) MICN: Mobile Intensive Care Nurse;

(24) NHTSA: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration;

(25) OEMS: Office of Emergency Medical Services;

(26) OR: Operating Room;

(27) PSAP: Public Safety Answering Point;

(28) RAC: Regional Advisory Committee;

(29) RFP: Request For Proposal;

(30) RN: Registered Nurse;

(31) SCTP: Specialty Care Transport Program;

(32) SMARTT: State Medical Asset and Resource Tracking Tool;

(33) STEMI: ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction;

(34) TR: Trauma Registrar;

(35) TPM: Trauma Program Manager; and

(36) US DOT: United States Department of Transportation.


History Note: Authority G.S. 143-508(b);

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2002;

Eff. April 1, 2003;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2009; January 1, 2004;

Readopted Eff. January 1, 2017.