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 515.600 EMT INACTIVE STATUS
Section 515.600 EMT Inactive Status
a) Prior to the expiration of the current license, an EMT may request to be placed on inactive status. The request shall be made in writing to the EMS Medical Director. The EMS Medical Director will apply to the Department in writing and request that the EMT be placed on inactive status. The application shall contain the following information:
1) Name of individual;
2) Date of licensure;
3) Licensure type, i.e., EMT-B, EMT-I or EMT-P;
4) EMT identification number;
5) Circumstances requiring inactive status; and
6) A statement that relicensure requirements have been met by the date of the application for inactive status.
b) The Department will review requests for inactive status. The Department shall notify the EMS Medical Director in writing of its decision based on subsection (a) of this Section.
c) If the request for inactive status is granted, the EMSMD shall forward the EMT's license to the Department.
d) For the EMT to return to active status, the EMS Medical Director must make application to the Department. The application must be in writing and include a statement that the EMT has been examined (physically and mentally) and found capable of functioning within the EMS System; that the EMT's knowledge and clinical skills are at the active EMT level for that individual's license; and that the EMT has completed any refresher training deemed necessary by the EMSMD and approved by the Department. If the inactive status was based on a temporary disability, the EMSMD shall also verify that the disability has ceased.
e) During inactive status, the EMT shall not function as an EMT, at any level.
(Source: Added at 21 Ill. Reg. 5170, effective April 15, 1997)