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 515.560 EMT-B CONTINUING EDUCATION


 

Section 515.560  EMT-B Continuing Education

 

a)         Continuing education classes, seminars, clinical time, workshops or other types of programs shall be approved by the Department before being offered to EMT-Bs.  An application for approval shall be submitted to the Department on a form prescribed, prepared and furnished by the Department, at least 60 days prior to the scheduled event.

 

b)         Approval will be granted provided the application is complete and the content of the program is based on topics or materials from the United States Department of Transportation National Standard Curriculum for EMT-Bs. Upon approval, the Department will issue a site code to the class, seminar, workshop or program.

 

c)         An EMT-B shall be responsible for submitting written proof of continuing education attendance to the EMS System Coordinator or the Department Regional EMS Coordinator.

 

d)         The EMS System Coordinator or Department Regional EMS Coordinator shall be solely responsible for verifying whether specific continuing education hours have been earned by the EMT-B.

 

e)         An EMT-B shall be responsible for maintaining copies of all documentation concerning continuing education programs that he or she has completed.

 

(Source:  Added at 21 Ill. Reg. 5170, effective April 15, 1997)