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The 2010 Florida Statutes(including Special Session A)

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 401
MEDICAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSPORTATION
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F.S. 401.24
401.24 Emergency medical services state plan.The department is responsible, at a minimum, for the improvement and regulation of basic and advanced life support programs. The department shall develop and biennially revise a comprehensive state plan for basic and advanced life support services, the emergency medical services grants program, trauma centers, the injury control program, and medical disaster preparedness. The state plan shall include, but need not be limited to:
(1) Emergency medical systems planning, including the prehospital and hospital phases of patient care, and injury control effort and unification of such services into a total delivery system to include air, water, and land services.
(2) Requirements for the operation, coordination, and ongoing development of emergency medical services, which includes: basic life support or advanced life support vehicles, equipment, and supplies; communications; personnel; training; public education; state trauma system; injury control; and other medical care components.
(3) The definition of areas of responsibility for regulating and planning the ongoing and developing delivery service requirements.
History.s. 4, ch. 73-126; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 5, 10, ch. 79-280; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 5, 24, 25, ch. 82-402; ss. 3, 13, ch. 83-196; s. 5, ch. 84-317; s. 55, ch. 86-220; ss. 4, 36, ch. 92-78; s. 9, ch. 2004-259.

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