N.Y. Public Health Law Section 3005-B
Emergency medical technician five year re-certification demonstration program


1.

There is hereby created within the department a demonstration program (referred to in this section as the “program”) to allow emergency medical technicians and advanced emergency medical technicians who have been in continuous practice and who have demonstrated competence in applicable behavioral and performance objectives, to be re-certified for a five year period. No person shall be re-certified under the program unless he or she has completed at least one hundred thirty hours of instruction in emergency medical services as approved by the commissioner including but not limited to pediatrics, geriatrics, environmental emergencies, legal issues, emergency vehicle operations course and medical emergencies. Renewals of certification under the program shall be deemed equivalent to renewals under subdivision two of § 3002 (New York state emergency medical services council)section three thousand two of this article.

2.

The program shall be limited to persons who are employed by the New York city fire department or who are in practice in the following counties: Delaware, Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Nassau, Otsego, Schoharie or Suffolk. The commissioner may limit the number of participants in the program, except that such limit shall be no less than four thousand participants.

3.

Within a year after implementing the program and annually thereafter, the commissioner shall report to the governor and the legislature on the impact of the program on the quality of patient care and the effectiveness of the program in retaining and recruiting certified emergency medical technicians and advanced emergency medical technicians.

4.

The commissioner, in consultation with the state emergency medical services council, shall make regulations necessary to implement this section. * NB Repealed July 1, 2028

Source: Section 3005-B — Emergency medical technician five year re-certification demonstration program, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/3005-B (updated Jul. 7, 2023; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

3000
Declaration of policy and statement of purpose
3000‑A
Emergency medical treatment
3000‑B
Automated external defibrillators: Public access providers
3000‑C
Epinephrine auto-injector devices
3000‑D
Availability of resuscitation equipment in certain public places
3000‑E
Rescue inhaler treatment devices
3000‑F
Automated external defibrillator
3001
Definitions
3002
New York state emergency medical services council
3002‑A
State emergency medical advisory committee
3003
Regional emergency medical services councils
3003‑A
EMS program agencies
3003‑B
Availability of ambulance service that provides transportation by aircraft to store and distribute blood and initiate and administer bloo...
3004
Emergency medical services system and agency performance standards
3004‑A
Regional emergency medical advisory committees
3005
Ambulance service certificates
3005‑A
Staffing standards
3005‑B
Emergency medical technician five year re-certification demonstration program
3006
Quality improvement program
3006‑A
Patient privacy
3007
Notice of alternative destination
3008
Applications for determinations of public need
3009
Continuation of existing services
3010
Area of operation
3011
Powers and duties of the department and the commissioner
3012
Enforcement
3013
Immunity from liability
3014
Construction
3015
Separability
3016
Continuance of rules and regulations
3017
Emergency medical service, Suffolk county
3018
Community-based paramedicine demonstration program
3020
Recruitment and retention
3030
Advanced life support services
3031
Advanced life support system
3032
State emergency medical services task force
3033
Rules and regulations
3034
Rules and regulations

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Jul. 7, 2023

§ 3005-B’s source at nysenate​.gov

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