38-1219. Department; additional rules and regulations.

The department, with the recommendation of the board, shall adopt and promulgate rules and regulations necessary to:

(1) Administer the Emergency Medical Services Practice Act;

(2) Provide for curricula which will allow out-of-hospital emergency care providers and users of automated external defibrillators as defined in section 71-51,102 to be trained for the delivery of practices and procedures in units of limited subject matter which will encourage continued development of abilities and use of such abilities through additional authorized practices and procedures;

(3) Establish procedures and requirements for applications for licensure, renewal, and reinstatement in any of the licensure classifications created pursuant to the Emergency Medical Services Practice Act, including provisions for issuing an emergency medical responder license to a licensee renewing his or her first responder license after September 1, 2010, and for issuing a paramedic license to a licensee renewing his or her emergency medical technician-paramedic license after September 1, 2010; and

(4) Provide for the inspection, review, and termination of approval of training agencies. All training for licensure shall be provided through an approved training agency.

Source:Laws 2007, LB463, § 503; Laws 2009, LB195, § 15.