(House Bill 1285)
An Act to create a critical care endorsement for emergency medical technician-paramedics.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That chapter 36-4B be amended with a NEW SECTION:
A critical care endorsement is hereby created. The board shall issue the endorsement to any person who is licensed as an emergency medical technician-paramedic and:
(1) Completes the educational requirements and training, in critical care transport, approved by the board and promulgated in accordance with section 36-4B-35; or
(2) Is certified as a critical care paramedic or a flight paramedic by the International Board of Specialty Certification.
Section 2. That § 36-4B-35 be AMENDED:
the educational and training curriculum requirements and the
examination requirements for applicants to become licensed as
advanced life support personnel;
the procedure to
be followed for
the administration of the advanced life support program
the responsibilities of the Department
and the board;
the professional conduct of licensees;
(4) Establish the educational and training requirements and conditions for issuance of a critical care endorsement, as provided for in section 1 of this Act.
Signed March 9, 2022
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