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Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Emergency Medical Services

Details The Arkansas Department of Health, Division of Emergency Medical Services will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 14, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Freeway Medical Tower, Suite 801, 5800 West Tenth Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, to allow interested persons to comment on amendments to the proposed revisions to the Rules and Regulations for Emergency Medical Services pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. §20-13-201 et seq. The proposed revisions would: (1) requires all Arkansas licensed EMS Services have an active Medical Director; (2) requires a quality assurance/quality improvement process for all services to include service Medical Director; (3) specifies the number of continuing education units (CEUs) and clinical activities required for license renewal; (4) updates license levels of providers to nationally recognized standards; (5) updates definitions to better define terms and updated language; (6) changes vehicle permit levels for better clarity; (7) updates EMS provider’s scope of practice to reflect national standards; (8) adds Air Ambulance training requirements; (9) updates educational standards to reflect national standards; and (10) adds urgent trauma transfer language . Copies of the proposed revisions are available for public inspection and copying at the Arkansas Department of Health, Section of Emergency Medical Services, Freeway Medical Tower, Suite 800, 5800 West Tenth Street, Little Rock, Arkansas. The proposed revisions are also available for inspection online through the Secretary of State website: www.sosweb.state.ar.us, administrative rules link. The public may submit written comments regarding the proposed amendments to: Greg Brown, Section Chief, Emergency Medical Services, 5800 West Tenth Street, Suite 800 Little Rock, Arkansas 72204 , or in person to the Freeway Medical Tower, Suite 800, 5800 West Tenth Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204 no later than 10:00 a.m. on October 14, 2013.
Agency Health, Department of
Date 10/14/2013
Start Time 10:00 AM
Contact Name Greg Brown
URL http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/aboutADH/Pages/RulesRegulationsProposed.aspx
Address Freeway Medical Tower,
5800 West 10th Street
Little Rock AR 72204
Location Suite 801