(A) Advanced life support" or "ALS" has the same meaning as defined in section 4766.01 of the Revised Code.
(B) "Ambulance" has the same meaning as defined in section 4766.01 of the Revised Code.
(C) "Basic life support" or "BLS" has the same meaning as defined in section 4766.01 of the Revised Code.
(D) "Board" means the state board of emergency medical, fire, and transportation services within the division of emergency medical services of the department of public safety set forth in section 4765.02 of the Revised Code.
(E) "Computed tomography" or "CT" refers to a computerized x-ray imaging procedure.
(F) "Division" means the division of emergency medical services within the department of public safety.
(G) "Emergency medical technician" or "EMT" is a person holding a current and valid certificate to practice issued under Chapter 4765. of the Revised Code authorizing the holder to provide medical care as set forth in rule 4765-15-04 of the Administrative Code.
(H) "Headquarters" means the location which a licensee operates, designated by the licensee as the location where the records set forth in this chapter are maintained or readily available.
(I) "Inspection fee" means a fee required to be paid for the inspection of a permitted vehicle.
(J) "License" means a certificate of licensure issued by the board to the service, also known as the licensed mobile intensive care unit.
(K) "Medical director" means an Ohio-licensed physician who meets the requirements as set forth in Chapter 4765. of the Revised Code and rule 4765-3-05 of the Administrative Code.
(L) "Medical transportation organization" or "MTO" has the same meaning as emergency medical service organization as defined in section 4766.01 of the Revised Code.
(M) "Mobile intensive care unit" or "MoICU" has the same meaning as mobile intensive care unit as defined in section 4766.01 of the Revised Code.
(N) "Mobile stroke unit" is an MoICU specifically designed to treat and transport individuals experiencing a cerebral vascular incident.
(O) "Medical transportation licensing system" or "MTLS online system" means a web based system for medical transportation agencies to obtain, renew, and maintain their licenses.
(P) "Operate" means to engage in conduct or activity in furtherance of the licensed activity at or from a physical location owned, leased or maintained by the licensee where employees report to work and vehicles or aircraft are stored. Operate also includes the act of receiving a person within Ohio for transportation to a location within Ohio.
(Q) "Paramedic" is a person holding a current and valid certificate to practice issued under Chapter 4765. of the Revised Code authorizing the holder to provide medical care as set forth in rule 4765-17-03 of the Administrative Code.
(R) "Permit" is the authorization to operate issued by the board as set forth in section 4766.07 of the Revised Code for a specific vehicle, known as the "permitted vehicle" and requires the issuance of a decal for the permitted vehicle by the board or its designee.
(S) ) "Radiologic technologist" is a health care professional skilled in the theory and practice of the technical aspects of the use of x-rays and radioisotopes in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
(T) "Readily available" means produced upon demand by the board or its designee.
(U) "Reinspection fee" means a fee required to conduct an inspection as a result of the issuance of a violation notification by the board, or its designee, to a licensed MoICU or license applicant, regarding a permitted MoICU or a MoICU for which a permit application is pending with the board.
(V) "Satellite base" means a physical location other than headquarters from which a licensee operates.
(W) "Temporary vehicle" means a MoICU issued a temporary permit used to replace a permitted MoICU in accordance with rule 4766-4-12 of the Administrative Code that is out of service until the permitted MoICU is returned to service or is replaced. A temporary vehicle may be used for a time period not to exceed sixty days.
(X) "Violation notification" means a written form issued by the board or its designee during an inspection or investigation identifying deficiencies in record keeping requirements, vehicle roadworthiness requirements, or equipment requirements by a service or its vehicle(s).
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