Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 1977 -- Emergency Medical Technicians-Intermediate

Sponsor:  Wasson

This bill changes the laws regarding emergency medical
technicians-intermediate.  In its main provisions, the bill:

(1)  Repeals the provision allowing only emergency medical
response agencies, fire departments, and fire protection
districts to provide certain advanced life support services with
emergency medical technicians-intermediate;

(2)  Repeals the provision requiring emergency medical response
agencies using emergency medical technicians-intermediate to work
in collaboration with ambulance services providing advanced life
support with personnel trained at the paramedic level;

(3)  Allows a temporary emergency medical technician licensee to
practice under the immediate supervision of an emergency medical

(4)  Requires employers and supervisors of emergency medical
technicians-intermediate to cooperate with the Department of
Health and Senior Services compliance requirements under the
Comprehensive Emergency Medical Services Systems Act; and

(5)  Adds emergency medical technician-intermediate to the
definition of "eligible person, firm, organization or entity" as
it relates to the administration of an epinephrine auto-injector

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95th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
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