S.D. Admin. R. 44:05:03:05.04 - EMR scope of practice
Current through Register Vol. 48, page 106, April 11, 2022
The emergency medical responder core scope of practice includes simple, noninvasive skills focused on lifesaving interventions for critical patients based on assessment findings. The emergency medical responder renders on-scene emergency care while awaiting additional emergency medical services response and may serve as part of the transporting crew, but not as the primary care provider. An emergency medical responder may not make decisions regarding the appropriate disposition of patients. An emergency medical responder must function with an emergency medical technician or higher level personnel during the transportation of patients.
The following skills may be performed by an EMR:
General Authority: SDCL 34-11-6.
Law Implemented: SDCL
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