unprofessional conduct

  • "Unprofessional conduct" means conduct unbecoming a person certified in emergency care, or detrimental to the best interests of the public and includes:

    (a) Any conduct or practice contrary to recognized standards of ethics of the medical profession or any conduct or practice which does or might constitute a danger to the health or safety of a patient or the public or any conduct, practice or condition which does or might impair an emergency medical technician's ability safely and skillfully to practice emergency or nonemergency care;

    (b) Willful performance of any medical treatment which is contrary to acceptable medical standards; and

    (c) Willful and consistent utilization of medical service for treatment which is or may be considered inappropriate or unnecessary. [Formerly 823.020; 1997 c.249 §208; 1997 c.637 §§1,1a; 2007 c.70 §308]

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