38-1208.02. Practice of out-of-hospital emergency medical care, defined.

Practice of out-of-hospital emergency medical care means the performance of any act using judgment or skill based upon the United States Department of Transportation education standards and guideline training requirements, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's National Emergency Medical Service Scope of Practice Model and National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards, and permitted practices and procedures for the level of licensure listed in section 38-1217. Such acts include the identification of and intervention in actual or potential health problems of individuals and are directed toward addressing such problems based on actual or perceived traumatic or medical circumstances prior to or during transportation to a hospital or for routine transportation between health care facilities or services. Such acts are provided under therapeutic regimens ordered by a physician medical director or through protocols as provided by the Emergency Medical Services Practice Act.

Source:Laws 2018, LB1034, ยง 17.
Effective Date: July 19, 2018