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Section 4765.431 | Ambulance staffing - nonemergency transport.


(A) As used in this section:

(1) "Emergency medical technician" and "EMT" have the same meanings as "emergency medical technician-basic" and "EMT-basic," respectively.

(2) "Advanced emergency medical technician" and "AEMT" have the same meanings as "emergency medical technician-intermediate" and "AEMT," respectively.

(3) "Nonemergency transport" means the transport of an individual who requires routine transportation to or from a medical appointment or service, is convalescent or otherwise nonambulatory, and, during transport to the destination facility, does not require medical monitoring, aid, care, or treatment.

(B) When an ambulance is used for the nonemergency transport of a patient, the emergency medical service organization operating the ambulance shall staff the ambulance as follows:

(1) One individual to serve as the driver who meets the requirements established in rules adopted under this section, but is not necessarily an emergency medical technician, advanced emergency medical technician, or paramedic;

(2) In addition to the driver, at least one EMT, AEMT, or paramedic.

(C) The state board of emergency medical, fire, and transportation services shall adopt rules necessary to implement this section. The rules shall be adopted in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

Last updated April 13, 2022 at 4:44 PM

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