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Licensure, Certification, and Registration

MMRCertificationSaudi license examination.Licensure.Registration.Reciprocity.

Lecture topicsMMRCertification : is the process by which an agency grants recognition to an individual who has met its qualifications.Can be given from a government or nongovernment entity

Certification MMRA certication examination is used to ensure that all health care providers have the same basic level of knowledge and skill.Once you pass certification, you are eligible to apply for state licensure.

Saudi license examinationMMRLicensure : is the process of occupational regulation.Licensure is how states control who is allowed to practice as a health care provider.Granted by government authorityAllows engagement in profession.Practicing without licensure is unlawful.Licensure MMRHolding a license means that :you have completed initial education.you met the requirements to achieve the license.However it Does Not mean you can perform as a paramedic without the supervision of your services physician medical director.

MMRRegistration : Act of enrolling ones name in register, or book of record.Registration Saudi Commission for Health SpecialtiesMMRRegistration means that a recognized board of registration holds your:Education recordsState or local licensureRecertification

MMRCredentialing : Local process, allows paramedics to practice in specific EMS agencyGuided by local medical directorCredentialing MMREmergency medical responder (EMR).EMT.Advanced EMT (AEMT).Paramedic.Four Certification LevelsMMRAn EMR could be any person trained in CPR and/or first aid.Not all states or countries have this as a certification and/or licensing level.That is why there is variation between requirements and allowed skills.

Emergency Medical Responder MMREMRs should be able to:Recognize the seriousness of a patients condition.Administer appropriate basic care.Relay information to the paramedic.

MMRFormerly called EMT-Basic (EMT-B).Backbone and primary provider level in many EMS systems.Must be certified before entering a paramedic education program.

EMTMMREMTs are usually trained in:Advanced airway interventionLimited medication administrationsIntravenous (IV) fluid therapy

MMRFormerly called EMT-Intermediate (EMT-I).Trained in:More advanced PathophysiologyMore advanced procedures, such as:Establishing IV access and Administering IV fluids.Performing blood glucose monitoring.Performing some advanced airway management.

Advanced EMTMMRHighest EMS level to be certified or licensed at the national level.Trained in more advanced Pathophysiology and procedures.

Paramedic MMRReciprocity: when certification is granted to a provider from another state or agency.Each state has different licensing or certification requirements and procedures so additional steps may be required.

Reciprocity MMRFor reciprocity, most states require you:Hold a current state certification.Are in good standing Have National Registry certification

MMRIndividual states may require you to:Undergo the states written and/or practical evaluations.Provide your education transcript and continuing education hours.Provide information for a background check.Pay a fee to process your reciprocity application and provide a license.

MMRHow to be registered paramedic in Saudi commission of health authorities? MMRBachelor's degree or an equivalent in one of the applied medical sciences specialties or nursing and one year of internship. MSc degree or an equivalent in one of the applied medical specialties or nursing before acquiring the required experiences for classification into senior specialist rank.Qualification required for the classification MMRCompleting the professional classification and registration application formsAuthenticated copies of the practitioners qualifications to be classified Copy of the internship certificate if applicable, the academic record, and a Guideline of Professional Classification and previous practice registration certificate (if any). Requirements for professional classification and registrationMMR4. Authenticated copy of the last experience certificates (one year minimum duration if applicable). 5. The original identification letter issued by the employer showing the starting date of the job, the professional ranking and the specialty. (Not applicable if the applicant does not work). 6. A copy of the national ID for Saudi nationals and a copy of the residence permit and passport for non-Saudis. MMR7. Two recent photographs. 8. A valid basic life support certificate. 9. A medical report for any applicant who is above 60 years of age from an institution other than his own. MMR10. Equivalency of academic certificates (Bachelor's, MSc, PhD degrees) by the Ministry of Higher Education in the kingdom for Saudis who obtained the certificate from abroad. 11. Payment of the fee. 13. Verification of the certificates to be classified if not done before.

MMRhttp://www.scfhs.org.sa/Registration/forms/Documents/%D8%A7%D8%B3%D8%AA%D9%85%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A9%20%D8%A5%D8%B9%D8%A7%D8%AF%D8%A9%20%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D8%B3%D8%AC%D9%8A%D9%84%20%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D9%87%D9%86%D9%8A.pdf.http://www.scfhs.org.sa/Reglations/Documents/%D8%AF%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%84%20%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D8%B5%D9%86%D9%8A%D9%81%20%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D8%B3%D8%AC%D9%8A%D9%84%20%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D9%87%D9%86%D9%8A.pdf.

Important links MMR

Please read the Saudi commission of health specialist registration manual , this your home work , it will be discussed next week.MMRPlease read the SCHS guide for classification and registration in the part related to your license and answer the following : What are the papers required for registration ?What are the fee for registrations ?How many times you are allowed to take the license exam?What are required CME hours for re registration and how to get them?Home work MMRTHANK YOU!