4765-1-02 EMS titles.

(A) In accordance with sections 4765.01 and 4765.011 of the Revised Code, with respect to individuals who receive certificates to practice issued under section 4765.30 of the Revised Code, all of the following shall apply:

(1) A first responder shall be also known as an emergency medical responder or EMR;

(2) An emergency medical technician-basic or EMT-basic shall be also known as an emergency medical technician or EMT, respectively;

(3) An emergency medical technician-intermediate or EMT-intermediate shall be also known as an advanced emergency medical technician or AEMT, respectively;

(4) An emergency medical technician-paramedic or EMT-paramedic shall be also known as a paramedic.

(B) With respect to the provisions set forth in Chapters 4765-1 to 4765-19 of the Administrative Code that refer to the individuals specified in paragraph (A) of this rule, all of the following shall apply:

(1) A reference to a first responder is deemed to be a reference to an emergency medical responder or EMR;

(2) A reference to an emergency medical technician-basic or EMT-basic is deemed to be a reference to an emergency medical technician or EMT, respectively;

(3) A reference to an emergency medical technician intermediate or EMT-intermediate is deemed to be a reference to an advanced emergency medical technician or AEMT.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/14/2014 and 03/13/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 4765.11
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4765
Prior Effective Dates: 2/6/12