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AGO Opinions with Topic: AUTHORITY OF EMERGENCY MOBILE HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL
AGLO 1977 No. 29 >  July 11, 1977
MEDICAL AID - EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL - DRUGS - AUTHORITY OF EMERGENCY MOBILE HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL
MEDICAL AID ‑- EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL ‑- DRUGS ‑- AUTHORITY OF EMERGENCY MOBILE HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL

(1) Emergency mobile health care personnel, as defined in RCW 18.71.200, need not receive a new authorization from a physician for each instance in which they perform the emergency procedures for which they are certified.

(2) The requirement of RCW 18.71.210 that services of emergency health care personnel be rendered under the responsible supervision and control of a licensed physician is satisfied when:

(a) The services are rendered at the scene of an emergency to a person who is in imminent danger of loss of life or has suffered grievous bodily injury; and

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