10A NCAC 13P .0407        REQUIREMENTS FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL DISPATCH PRIORITY REFERENCE SYSTEM

(a)  EMDPRS used by an EMD within an approved EMD program shall:

(1)           be approved by the OEMS Medical Director and meet or exceed the statewide standard for EMDPRS as defined by the "North Carolina College of Emergency Physicians: Standards for Medical Oversight and Data Collection," incorporated by reference in accordance with G.S. 150B-21.6, including subsequent amendments and editions.  This document is available from the OEMS, 2707 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-2707, at no cost; and

(2)           not exceed the EMD scope of practice defined by the North Carolina Medical Board pursuant to G.S. 143-514.

(b)  An EMDPRS developed locally shall be reviewed and updated annually and submitted to the OEMS Medical Director for approval.  Any change in the EMDPRS shall be submitted to the OEMS Medical Director for review and approval at least 30 days prior to the implementation of the change.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑508(b); 143-509(12);

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2002;

Eff. April 1, 2003;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2004;

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