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 515.610 EMT RECIPROCITY


 

Section 515.610  EMT Reciprocity

 

a)         EMTs from other states who wish to function in Illinois as an Emergency Medical Technician may apply to the Department for licensure by reciprocity.

 

b)         Such application shall be in writing and contain the following information:

 

1)         Proof of current registration by the state in which he/she currently functions and written verification from that state or current registration with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and written verification thereof;

 

2)         A written statement of satisfactory completion of a training program that meets or exceeds the requirements of the Department as set forth in this Part;

 

3)         A letter of recommendation from the EMS Medical Director of the EMS System in the state from which the individual came. This letter should include a statement that the EMT is currently in good standing and up to date with continuing education hours; and

 

4)         A current CPR for Healthcare Providers card.

 

c)         The Department will review requests for reciprocity to determine compliance with the applicable provisions of this Part.  Continuing education hours from the state of current licensure will be prorated based on the expiration date of the current license.

 

d)         Individuals who meet the requirements for licensure by reciprocity will be State licensed consistent with the expiration date of their current license but not to exceed a period of four years.

 

e)         Following licensure by reciprocity, the individual must comply with the requirements of this Part for relicensure.

 

(Source:  Amended at 27 Ill. Reg. 13507, effective July 25, 2003)