Nebraska Revised Statute 38-1218

Chapter 38 Section 1218

38-1218.

Licensure classification; military spouse; temporary license.

(1) The Legislature adopts all parts of the United States Department of Transportation curricula, including appendices, and skills as the training requirements and permitted practices and procedures for the licensure classifications listed in subdivision (1)(a) of section 38-1217 until modified by the board by rule and regulation. The Legislature adopts the United States Department of Transportation National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards and the National Emergency Medical Services Scope of Practice for the licensure classifications listed in subdivision (1)(b) of section 38-1217 until modified by the board by rule and regulation. The board may approve curricula for the licensure classifications listed in subdivision (1) of section 38-1217.

(2) The department and the board shall consider the following factors, in addition to other factors required or permitted by the Emergency Medical Services Practice Act, when adopting rules and regulations for a licensure classification:

(a) Whether the initial training required for licensure in the classification is sufficient to enable the out-of-hospital emergency care provider to perform the practices and procedures authorized for the classification in a manner which is beneficial to the patient and protects public health and safety;

(b) Whether the practices and procedures to be authorized are necessary to the efficient and effective delivery of out-of-hospital emergency medical care;

(c) Whether morbidity can be reduced or recovery enhanced by the use of the practices and procedures to be authorized for the classification; and

(d) Whether continuing competency requirements are sufficient to maintain the skills authorized for the classification.

(3) An applicant for licensure for a licensure classification listed in subdivision (1)(b) of section 38-1217 who is a military spouse may apply for a temporary license as provided in section 38-129.01.

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