Emergency medical services and emergency medical services
personnel shall be subject to discipline or may be denied authorization for
unethical practices or conduct which includes but shall not be limited to the
(1) Engaging in acts of
dishonesty which relate to the practice of emergency medical care.
(2) Failing to report to appropriate
personnel facts known to the individual regarding incompetent, unethical, or
illegal practice of any other emergency medical services personnel.
(3) Failing to take appropriate action in
safeguarding the patient from incompetent health care practices of emergency
medical services personnel.
Violating confidentiality of information or knowledge concerning the patient,
except when required to do so by a court of law or authorized regulatory
(5) Engaging in the
delivery of emergency medical services on a revoked, suspended, expired, or
inactive license, or beyond the scope of a modified or conditioned
(6) Accepting and
performing, or attempting to perform, professional responsibilities which the
licensee knows, or has reason to know, he is not competent to
(7) Delegating, assisting,
or advising a person to perform professional responsibilities or procedures
when the licensee knows, or has reason to know, that such person is not
qualified by training, experience, or license to perform such
(8) Failing to provide
supervision of students in a clinical experience or field internship.
(9) Exercising influence on a patient in such
a manner as to exploit the patient for financial gain of the licensee or a
third party, which shall include, but not be limited to, the promoting or
selling of services, goods, appliances, or drugs.
(10) Disseminating any written materials
within an emergency medical services relationship, including those of a
religious or political nature, which do not pertain to patient care, insurance
reimbursement, support or follow-up services.
(11) Exercising influence within an emergency
medical services relationship for the purposes of engaging a patient in any
sexual activity, or indecently exposing oneself to a patient.
(12) Willfully failing to file a report or
record required by state or federal law, or willfully impeding or obstructing
such filing, or inducing another person or licensee to do so.
(13) Providing false information to
regulatory officials in inspection reports regarding defective or faulty
equipment, or willfully concealing known deficiencies during an
of the level of services provided and/or false or misleading