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 515.540 EMT, A-EMT, EMT-I AND PARAMEDIC LICENSURE
Section 515.540 EMT, A-EMT, EMT-I and Paramedic Licensure
a) To be licensed by the Department as an EMT, A-EMT, EMT-I or Paramedic, an individual must pass either the NREMT examination or the Department's licensure examination based on a final composite score of 70.
b) Upon successful completion of the NREMT written and psychomotor examinations, the applicant shall apply to the Department through the affiliated EMS System, using forms specified by the Department. The application will include demographic information, social security number, child support statement, felony conviction statement, and applicable fees, and will require EMS System authorization. Upon successful completion of the State examination, the applicant will be required to pay the applicable fees (see Section 515.460(a)).
c) An EMS license will specify the level of licensure, i.e., EMT, A-EMT, EMT-I or Paramedic, and will be effective for a period of four years.
d) An EMT, A-EMT, EMT-I or Paramedic shall notify the Department within 30 days after any change in name or address. Notification may be in person or by mail, phone, fax or electronic mail. Addresses may be changed through the Department's on-line system. Name and gender changes require certified copies of court orders, i.e., marriage license or court documents.
(Source: Amended at 42 Ill. Reg. 17632, effective September 20, 2018)