34-12-54. Promulgation of rules regarding trauma care system. The department shall promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, to provide for a trauma care system and statewide trauma registry. The rules shall include:
(1) Designation of the levels of trauma hospitals or freestanding emergency medical care facilities and the resources each hospital or freestanding emergency medical care facility is required to have concerning personnel, equipment, data collection, and organizational capacity for each level;
(2) Prehospital emergency medical services triage and treatment protocols for trauma patients; and
(3) Requirements for collection and release of trauma registry data.Source:
SL 2008, ch 168, § 3; SL 2017, ch 150, § 5.