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A licensed ambulance service must report to the Board conduct by a first responder, EMT-B, EMT-I or EMT-P that they reasonably believe constitutes grounds for disciplinary action by the Board. These grounds are:violations of Minnesota Statutes chapter 144E or Minnesota Rules chapter 4690;
misrepresentation or falsification of information on a registration or certification application form;
conviction or plea of guilty or nolo contendere to any felony; any gross misdemeanor relating to assault, sexual misconduct or the illegal use of drugs or alcohol; or any misdemeanor relating to sexual misconduct or the illegal use of drugs or alcohol;
actual or potential inability to provide medical services with reasonable skill and safety to patients by reason of illness, use of alcohol, drugs, chemicals or any other material, or as a result of any mental or physical condition;
unethical conduct including conduct likely to deceive, defraud or harm the public, or demonstrating a willful or careless disregard for the health, welfare or safety of the public; or
maltreatment or abandonment of a patient.
A licensed ambulance service must report dismissal (or resignation in lieu of dismissal) of a certified or registered individual.
Any individual may report to the Board personal knowledge of conduct of a first responder or EMT-B, EMT-I or EMT-P that the individual reasonably believes would constitute the above listed grounds for disciplinary action.
An ambulance service or individual is immune from civil liability or criminal prosecution for submitting in good faith a report to the Board. Reports are classified as confidential data on individuals or protected nonpublic data while an investigation is active. Except for the Board's final determination, all communications or information received by or disclosed to the Board relating to disciplinary matters of any person subject to the Board's regulatory jurisdiction are confidential and privileged. Any disciplinary hearing will be closed to the public.
Complaint Report Form
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