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TETAF News

17 Jul

DSHS to Hold Webinar on EMS Jurisprudence Exam

DSHS will hold a phone conference and webinar for EMS educators, providers and personnel about the Jurisprudence Exam requirements on July 31, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. If you attended a previous webinar or the EMS Educators Summit and Coordinator Update there is no need to participate in...

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16 Jul

Special Session Begins Tuesday

The special session in Texas begins Tuesday at 10:00 am. The Governor recently issued a proclamation on the special session. The agenda will begin with only the sunset legislation: https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/special-session-proclamation-for-sunset-legislation He also issued a draft supplemental proclamation, to be released after the passage of sunset legislation: https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/supplemental-call While TETAF will continue...

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06 Jul

New Fingerprinting Procedures for EMS Personnel

As a reminder, the Department of State Health Services now utilizes the Texas Fingerprint Service Code Form for criminal background checks. EMS personnel must submit an application for EMS Certification/licensure, Criminal History Pre-Screen Petition, or an Administrator of Record (AOR) form before completing the fingerprint process.  Completing fingerprints...

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15 Jun

EMS Jurisprudence Exam Webinar

The Department of State Health Services will hold a phone conference and webinar for EMS educators, providers and personnel regarding jurisprudence exam requirements on June 27, 2017. Two identical sessions will be held and participation is limited to 100 callers at any one time and...

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08 Jun

Updated NEMSIS Submission Information

The Department of State Health Services Office of EMS/Trauma System Coordination and the EMS & Trauma Registries have provided updated information regarding NEMSIS data submission online. According to the standards published on November, 16 2016, all entities need to implement the Texas Custom Schematron when sending NEMSIS...

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