A process in which a person, an institution, or a program is evaluated and recognized as meeting certain predetermined standards to provide safe and ethical care.
A system of internal and external reviews and audits of all aspects on an EMS system.
Continuous Quality Improvement ... CQI
A document created by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that outlines the skills performed by various EMS providers.
National EMS Scope of Practice Model
The physician who authorizes or delegates to the EMT the authority to provide medcial care in the field.
The process whereby a competent authority, usually the state, allows individuals to perform a regulated act.
The responsibility of the medical director to ensure that the appropriate medical care standards are met by EMT's on each call.
EMT Vocab- Chapter 1