Index of EMS-Trauma Systems Policies

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EMS policies in numerical order
EMS provider policies
Trauma Systems Policies in title order
Trauma Systems Policies in numerical order   


 (u) denotes updated policy
*No number assigned.

EMS Policies by Number Order

Num Title

*  -A

CE Approved by Other Accrediting Agencies

02-A (u)       

Advanced Training Prerequisite

03-A

Application Eligibility Period for EMT, EMT-I & EMT-P levels       

03-J

Clinical Substitution for EMT Basic Courses

P09-A

EMS Instructor Requirements

P2011-A

EMS Reciprocity Requirements

P2014-A

CPR Documentation

 

EMS Provider Policies

Title Num Summary

EMS Rule 157.16 Clarification                   

01-2

Accountability of EMS provider

Ending EMS Run Affidavit 2014-B     

Due to the increasing reliability of the Texas EMS/Trauma Registry for receiving run data from EMS Providers, the need for affidavits from EMS Providers will end.

MD Requirements for AED Rescinded

P 03-C

MD no longer required for AED use



Index of Trauma Systems Policies in Title Order

Title Num Summary

Appropriate Level of Designation
Attachment A   
Attachment B

TS-04-B (Suspended 04/23/04)
Attachment A  
Attachment B
A hospital applies for an appropriate designation level based on its capabilities.

EMS\Trauma Registry Participation Standards

TS-02 A

EMS/Trauma Registry guidelines for hospitals seeking either initial trauma designation or re-designation.

Essential Criteria Deficiencies

TS-03-A

Steps to be taken when a designated facility finds it cannot meet one or more essential criteria.  Includes a definition of "substantial compliance".

Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in Trauma Facilities 

TS-02-B

The presence of mid-levels does not meet the requirement for the physical presence of physicians in the ED to care for major/severe trauma patients.

RACs: Participation Responsibilities

TS-01-C

RACs can help their members meet "participation requirements" in a variety of ways.

RACs: Regional Trauma Treatment Protocols

TS-01-A

Minimum RAC trauma treatment protocols for EMS and hospitals.

Telemedicine in Trauma Facilities

TS-01-B

Telemedicine does not meet the essential criterion that requires the physical presence of physicians in the ED to care for major/severe trauma patients.

Trauma Facility Designation: HB3588 & Undesignated Facilities in Active Pursuit of Designation

TS-04-A

Undesignated facilities may meet certain "active pursuit of designation" obligations in order to quality for HB3588 funding. 

Trauma Facility Designation Process for Children's Hospitals

TS-03-B

The process by which children’s hospitals in Texas may achieve Levels I, II, or III trauma designation status.


Index of Trauma Systems Policies in Numerical Order

Num    Title Summary

TS-01-A           

RACs: Regional Trauma Treatment Protocols      

Minimum RAC trauma treatment protocols for EMS and hospitals.

TS-01-B

Telemedicine in Trauma Facilities

Telemedicine does not meet the essential criterion that requires the physical presence of physicians in the ED to care for major/severe trauma patients.

TS-01-C

RACs: Participation Responsibilities

RACs can help their members meet "participation requirements" in a variety of ways.

TS-02-A

EMS\Trauma Registry Participation Standards

EMS/Trauma Registry guidelines for hospitals seeking either initial trauma designation or re-designation.

TS-02-B

Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in Trauma Facilities

The presence of mid-levels does not meet the requirement for the physical presence of physicians in the ED to care for major/severe trauma patients.

TS-03-A

Essential Criteria Deficiencies

Steps to be taken when a designated facility finds it cannot meet one or more essential criteria.  Includes a definition of "substantial compliance".

TS-03-B

Trauma Facility Designation Process for Children's Hospitals

The process by which children’s hospitals in Texas may achieve Levels I, II, or III trauma designation status.

TS-04-A

Trauma Facility Designation: HB3588 & Undesignated Facilities in Active Pursuit of Designation

Undesignated facilities may meet certain "active pursuit of designation" obligations in order to quality for HB3588 funding. 

TS-04-B(Suspended, 04/23/04)
Attachment A  
Attachment B

Appropriate Level of Designation  
Attachment A
Attachment B

A hospital applies for an appropriate designation level based on its capabilities.

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Last updated July 15, 2014