S.D. Admin. R. 44:05:03:04 - Minimum ambulance personnel required

Current through Register Vol. 48, page 106, April 11, 2022

On every call a licensee must provide a minimum of 44 44 one advanced life support personnel licensed pursuant to SDCL 36-4B or one EMT certified pursuant to SDCL 34-11-6 and one driver. The driver must complete a state-approved course to demonstrate competencies in:

(1) Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR);
(2) Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance;
(3) Infection control;
(4) Patient movement;
(5) Equipment and communication systems; and
(6) Emergency vehicle operation.

A physician licensed pursuant to SDCL 36-4, physician assistant licensed pursuant to SDCL 36-4A. nurse licensed pursuant to SDCL 36-9. or nurse practitioner or nurse midwife licensed pursuant to SDCL 36-9A may replace any advanced life support personnel or EMT on any type of response.

Documentation of completion of driver competencies must be maintained by the licensee and available upon request.


S.D. Admin. R. 44:05:03:04
2 SDR 26, effective October 9, 1975; 6 SDR 93, effective July 1, 1980; 20 SDR 204, effective June 9, 1994; 30 SDR 125, effective February 22, 2004; 41 SDR218, effective 7/1/2015; 42 SDR 173, effective 7/1/2016

General Authority: SDCL 34-11-5.

Law Implemented: SDCL 34-11-5.

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