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RULE §197.3 Off-line Medical Director

Published: 2015

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(a) An off-line medical director shall be:
  (1) a physician licensed to practice in Texas and shall
be registered as an EMS medical director with the Texas Department
of State Health Services;
  (2) familiar with the design and operation of EMS systems;

  (3) experienced in prehospital emergency care and emergency
management of ill and injured patients;
  (4) actively involved in:
    (A) the training and/or continuing education of EMS
personnel, under his or her direct supervision, at their respective
levels of certification;
    (B) the medical audit, review, and critique of the
performance of EMS personnel under his or her direct supervision;
    (C) the administrative and legislative environments
affecting regional and/or state prehospital EMS organizations;
  (5) knowledgeable about local multi-casualty plans;
  (6) familiar with dispatch and communications operations
of prehospital emergency units; and
  (7) knowledgeable about laws and regulations affecting
local, regional, and state EMS operations.