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Who sets the EMS curriculum?

Federal department of transport --> therefore scope of practice set by each state, no uniform regulations

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who funds EMS?

national highway safety act?

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who wrote the first textbook about Emergency services?

AAOS - American academy of orthopedic services

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who has the highest level of prehospital provider training?

paramedics

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Who sets length of training minimums?

department of transportation, but overseen by states

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in PA, who annually verifies paramedic's authority to provide care?

physician medical director

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what do paramedics need permission to do?

for special procedures and for controlled substance dispensation