Health Resources and Services Administration April 8, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-7018
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
HHS Approval of Professional Organizations and States' Standards for Certification
Document Number: 05-7017
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Healthcare Systems Bureau, Division of Healthcare Preparedness Poison Control Program, provides supplemental funding to Poison Control Centers (PCCs) across the United States, promotes universal access to PCC services, and encourages the enhancement and improvement of poison education, prevention, and treatment. To receive funding from HRSA, PCCs must meet certain certification requirements. The purpose of this solicitation of comments is to assist HRSA in establishing criteria/ guidelines to approve professional organizations and State governments' certification standards for PCCs.