Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-179-10 - Categorization of and staffing requirement for services

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) First Responder. A first responder service shall have the capability of providing at least the following at the scene of each EMS call to which it responds:
(1) Personnel
(A) One medical response technician (MRT) who:
(i) Is certified in accordance with Sec. 19a-177-16(a) of these regulations; and
(ii) Has the ability to respond to EMS calls with a two-way radio compatible with the first responder service dispatcher.
(2) Supplies.
(A) Bandaging material and dressing sufficient to control hemorrhage;
(B) Oropharyngeal or mouth-to-mouth airways in infant, child and adult sizes. Such airways shall be nonrigid and nonmetal in construction;
(C) Portable oxygen administration apparatus with 30 minutes supply at 7 lpm flow rate, which is operable totally detached from the parent vehicle. Such unit shall be capable of accepting attachment to a nasal cannula, mouth/nose mask or as enrichment feed to a forced ventilation unit.
(b) Basic Ambulance Service. A basic ambulance service shall have the capability of providing at least the following at the scene of each EMS call to which it responds:
(1) Minimum Personnel
(A) One medical response technician (MRT) who is certified in accordance with Sec. 19a-179-16(a) of these regulations; and
(B) One emergency medical technician (EMT) who:
(i) Is certified in accordance with Sec. 19a-179-16(b) of these regulations; and
(ii) Shall attend the patient in the patient compartment of the ambulance at all times.
(2) Basic ambulance service vehicles shall comply with Sec. 19a-179-18(a) of these regulations.
(c) Mobile Intensive Care-Intermediate Level-(MIC-I). A MIC-I level shall have the capability of providing at least the following at the scene of each EMS call to which it responds.
(1) One emergency medical technician (EMT) who is certified in accordance with Sec. 19a-179-16(a) of these regulations
(2) One emergency medical technician-intermediate (EMT-I) who:
(A) Is certified in accordance with Sec. 19a-179-16(c) of these regulations; and
(B) Shall attend the patient in the patient compartment of the ambulance at all times.
(3) MIC-Intermediate level vehicles shall comply with Sec. 19a-179-18(b) of these regulations.
(d) Mobile Intensive Care-Paramedic Level-(MIC-P). A MIC-P service shall have the capability of providing at least the following at the scene of each EMS call to which it responds:
(1) A minimum of one (1) basic EMT, certified in accordance with Sec. 19a-179-16(b) of these regulations, and one (1) EMT-P, certified in accordance with Sec. 19a-179-16(c) of these regulations. The EMT-P shall provide advanced level skills; and
(2) MIC-P service vehicles shall comply with Sec. 19a-197-18(b) of these regulations.
(e) Invalid Coaches. An invalid coach service shall have the capability of providing at least the following for each request for service to which it responds.
(1) Within ninety (90) days of effective date of these regulations, a minimum of one person trained in CPR in accordance with standards of the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross, and who may also serve as the driver.
(2) An invalid coach vehicle shall comply with Sec. 19a-179-18(c) of these regulations.
(f) A service may be licensed/certified in one or more categories of service.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-179-10
Effective June 14, 1988

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