2011 ORS § 682.208¹
License from Oregon Health Authority
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(1) A person desiring to be licensed as an emergency medical services provider shall submit an application for licensure to the Oregon Health Authority. The application must be upon forms prescribed by the authority and must contain:

(a) The name and address of the applicant.

(b) The name and location of the training course successfully completed by the applicant and the date of completion.

(c) A statement that to the best of the applicants knowledge the applicant is physically and mentally qualified to act as an emergency medical services provider, is free from addiction to controlled substances or alcoholic beverages, or if not so free, has been and is currently rehabilitated and is free from epilepsy or diabetes, or if not so free, has been free from any lapses of consciousness or control for a period of time as prescribed by rule of the authority.

(d) Other information as the authority may reasonably require to determine compliance with applicable provisions of this chapter and the rules adopted thereunder.

(2) The application must be accompanied by proof as prescribed by rule of the authority of the applicants successful completion of a training course approved by the authority, and if an extended period of time has elapsed since the completion of the course, of a satisfactory amount of continuing education.

(3) The authority shall adopt a schedule of minimum educational requirements in emergency and nonemergency care for emergency medical services providers. A course approved by the authority must be designed to protect the welfare of out-of-hospital patients, to promote the health, well-being and saving of the lives of such patients and to reduce their pain and suffering. [Formerly 682.145; 2009 c.595 §1083; 2011 c.703 §10]