S.D. Admin. R. 44:05:03:04.01 - Ambulance personnel minimum requirements

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

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

(1) Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillation (AED);
(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 Chapter 36-4, physician assistant licensed pursuant to SDCL Chapter 36-4 A, nurse licensed pursuant to SDCL Chapter 36-9, or nurse practitioner or nurse midwife licensed pursuant to SDCL Chapter 36-9 A may replace any ambulance service personnel 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. 44:05:03:04.01
43 SDR 17, effective 8/7/2017

General Authority: SDCL 34-11-5.

Law Implemented: SDCL 34-11-5.

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