TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER f: EMERGENCY SERVICES AND HIGHWAY SAFETY
PART 515 EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, TRAUMA CENTER, COMPREHENSIVE STROKE CENTER, PRIMARY STROKE CENTER AND ACUTE STROKE READY HOSPITAL CODE
SECTION 515.500 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN-BASIC TRAINING
Section 515.500 Emergency Medical Technician-Basic Training
a) Applications for approval of EMT-B Training Programs shall be filed with the Department on forms prescribed by the Department. The application shall contain, at a minimum, name of applicant, agency and address, type of training program, lead instructor's name and address, dates of the training program, and name and signature of EMS MD.
b) Applications for approval, including a copy of the class schedule and course syllabus, shall be submitted at least 60 days before the first scheduled class. A description of the clinical requirements, textbook being used and passing score for the class shall be included with the application.
c) The EMS MD shall attest on the application form that the training program shall be conducted according to the United States Department of Transportation's National Standard Curriculum (minimum sections shall include #1 through #7 of the National Curriculum for EMT Basic), and that all instructors are knowledgeable in the material and capable of instructing at the EMT-B level. The curriculum shall include, at a minimum, training in the use of epinephrine for both adults and children for application in the treatment of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis, and in the administration and use of opioid antagonists.
d) The EMT-B training program shall designate an EMS Lead Instructor who, shall be responsible for the overall management of the training program, shall be approved by the Department based on requirements of Section 515.700.
e) The lead Instructor for the training class shall be responsible for ensuring that no EMT training class begins until after the Department issues its formal written pre-approval, which shall be in the form of a numeric site approval code.
f) The lead instructor for the training class shall be responsible for ensuring that all materials presented to EMT students conform to all curriculum requirements of both the Department and the EMS System granting its approval. Methods of assessment or intervention that are not approved by both the Department and the EMS System shall not be taught or presented.
g) Any change, except for an emergency change (e.g., weather or instructor illness) in the EMT-B training program's EMS MD or EMS Lead Instructor, shall require an amendment to be filed with the Department.
h) Questions for all quizzes and tests to be given during the EMT-B training program shall be prepared by the EMS Lead Instructor and available upon the Department's request.
i) Each approved training program shall submit a student roster within 10 days after the first class as well as a student roster indicating successful or unsuccessful completion within 10 days after the last class. An examination roster shall be submitted to the Department prior to the deadline date for examination.
j) All approved programs shall maintain class and student records for seven years, and these shall be made available to the Department upon request.
(Source: Amended at 40 Ill. Reg. 10006, effective July 11, 2016)