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Course Overview

The jurisprudence exam determines the knowledge of the Health and Safety Code - Ch. 773, department rules, and any other applicable laws affecting the applicant's activities regulated by the department. This program requirement was approved by the 84th Legislative Session.

About the Course Author

John R. Clark, JD, MBA, NRP, FP-C has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

  • Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education


    This CE activity is accredited for 3.0 Basic CEH by Relias LLC, an organization accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).

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    I understand that Relias LLC, as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation, will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records may be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE.
  • Texas Department of State Health Services


    This program was approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), approval #600779 from 8-18-2020 to 8-31-2020.

Course Details
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    Online Course
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  • Learning Objectives:

    103 Injury Prevention and Control a. Purpose \nb. Confidentiality of Records \nc. Reporting requirements for EMS Providers; 157.02 – Definitions \na. Meanings as used in Texas Administrative Code Rules; 157.11 – Requirements for an EMS Provider License \na. Administrator of Record Requirements\nb. Minimum Staffing requirements for different levels (BLS, ALS, MICU, etc.) \nc. Treatment and Transport Protocol requirements \nd. Minimum Equipment requirements for different levels (BLS, ALS, MICU, etc.) \ne. Responsibilities of the EMS Provider; 157.16 – EMS Provider Disciplinary Actions \na. Reasons for disciplinary actions\nb. Types of disciplinary actions; 157.33 – Certification \na. Certification requirements \nb. Certification length \nc. Time limit on completing requirements \nd. Reciprocity\ne. Responsibilities of an EMS Personnel; 157.34 – Recertification \na. Recertification requirements \nb. Recertification Options \nc. Late recertification; 157.36 – EMS Personnel Disciplinary Actions \na. Reasons for disciplinary actions \nb. Types of disciplinary actions; 157.38 – Continuing Education \na. Local credentialing and authorization to practice \nb. Definitions \nc. Types of and criteria for acceptable continuing education \nd. Responsibilities of certified or licensed EMS personnel \ne. Audit; 197.3 Off-line Medical Director \na. Duties\nb. Requirements of the medical director \nc. Education requirements \nd. Physicians that may not be off-line medical director; HSC 773 \na. Sec. 773.050. MINIMUM STANDARDS – Jurisprudence Exams \nb. Sec. 773.0612. ACCESS TO RECORDS \nc. Sec. 773.064. CRIMINAL PENALTIES
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Entry level Emergency Medical Personnel; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.