10A NCAC 13P .0305       AIR MEDICAL SPECIALTY CARE TRANSPORT PROGRAM CRITERIA for licensed ems providers using fixed-wing aircraft

(a)  In addition to the general requirements of Specialty Care Transport Programs in Rule .0301 of this Section, Air Medical Programs using fixed-wing aircraft shall document that:

(1)           Medical crew members have all completed training regarding:

(A)          Altitude physiology; and

(B)          The operation of the EMS communications system used in the program;

(2)           Written policies and procedures specifying how ground ambulance services are utilized by the program for patient delivery and receipt on each end of the transport; and

(3)           There is a copy of the Specialty Care Treatment Program patient care protocols.

(b)  All patient, re-positioning, and mission flight legs must be conducted under FAA part 135 regulations.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑508(d)(1), (d)(3);

Eff. March 3, 2009 pursuant to E.O. 9, Beverly Perdue, March 3, 2009;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3(c), a bill was not ratified by the General Assembly to disapprove this rule;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.