§ 19a-175 Definitions
§ 19a-176 Department of Public Health to administer emergency medical services program
§ 19a-177 Duties of commissioner
§ 19a-178 Office of Emergency Medical Services. State-wide coordinated delivery plan. Model local emergency medical services plans and performance agreements
§ 19a-178a Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board established; appointment; responsibilities
§ 19a-178b Grants for enhancing emergency medical services and equipment
§ 19a-178c Plan to mobilize emergency medical services during state of emergency. Rates
§ 19a-179 Regulations
§ 19a-179a Scope of practice of emergency medical responder, emergency medical technician, emergency medical services instructor or paramedic
§ 19a-179b Emergency medical technicians and paramedics engaged in civil preparedness duty or training. Chain of command
§ 19a-179c Interfacility critical care transport. Emergency interfacility transport
§ 19a-179d Implementation of policies and procedures re training, recertification and reinstatement of certification or licensure of emergency medical service personnel
§ 19a-180 Licensure and certification of ambulance service, paramedic intercept service or rescue service. Exception. Suspension or revocation. Penalty. Duties of emergency medical service organization. Additional emergency vehicles. Change
§ 19a-180a Emergency medical service organization filing of strike contingency plan. Penalty. Regulations
§ 19a-180b Certificate of authorization for supplemental first responder. Suspension or revocation
§ 19a-180c Authority of primary service area responder at certain scenes
§ 19a-180d Responsibility for decision-making on scene of emergency medical call
§ 19a-181 Inspection and registration of ambulance, invalid coach and authorized emergency medical services vehicle. Suspension or revocation of registration certificate
§ 19a-181a Indemnification of emergency medical services instructors
§ 19a-181b Local emergency medical services plan
§ 19a-181c Removal of responder. Revocation of responder’s primary service area assignment
§ 19a-181d Hearing re performance standards
§ 19a-181e Pilot program for municipal selection of emergency medical services provider based on issuance of requests for proposals
§ 19a-181f Change in primary service area responder. Submission of alternative local emergency medical services plan
§ 19a-181g Primary service area responder sale or transfer of ownership
§ 19a-182 Emergency medical services councils. Plans for delivery of services
§ 19a-183 Regional emergency medical services councils
§ 19a-184 Functions of regional emergency medical services councils
§ 19a-185 Regional emergency medical services coordinators; appointment
§ 19a-186 Functions of regional emergency medical services coordinators
§ 19a-186a Regional emergency medical services coordinators. Employment with Department of Public Health
§ 19a-187 Cooperation of state agencies. Advice and consultation by The University of Connecticut Health Center
§ 19a-188 Transfer of staff and funds
§ 19a-193a Liability for emergency medical treatment services or transportation services provided by an ambulance service or paramedic intercept service
§ 19a-193b Collection of payment by an ambulance service
§ 19a-194 Motorcycle rescue vehicles
§ 19a-195 Regulations re staffing of emergency medical response vehicles
§ 19a-196 Complaints against emergency medical services councils, hearings and appeals
§ 19a-196a Termination of services to municipalities restricted
§ 19a-196b Response to calls from other municipalities. Transporting patients to the state’s mobile field hospital
§ 19a-197 Automatic external defibrillators. Registry established. Regulations. Simultaneous communication with physician not required
§ 19a-197a Administration of epinephrine
§ 19a-197b Training standards for the use of automatic external defibrillators
§ 19a-197c Automatic external defibrillators required on public golf courses

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 368d

  • Advanced emergency medical technician: means an individual who is certified as an advanced emergency medical technician pursuant to chapter 384d. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Ambulance: means a motor vehicle specifically designed to carry patients. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Ambulance service: means an organization which transports patients. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Authorized emergency medical services vehicle: means an ambulance, invalid coach or advanced emergency technician-staffed intercept vehicle or a paramedic-staffed intercept vehicle licensed or certified by the Department of Public Health for purposes of providing emergency medical care to patients. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Automatic external defibrillator: means a device that: (A) Is used to administer an electric shock through the chest wall to the heart. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Certified ambulance service: means a municipal, volunteer or nonprofit ambulance service issued a certificate by the commissioner. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Commercial ambulance service: means an ambulance service which primarily operates for profit. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Health. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Emergency medical responder: means an individual who is certified pursuant to chapter 384d. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Emergency medical service organization: means any organization whether public, private or voluntary that offers transportation or treatment services to patients primarily under emergency conditions. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Emergency medical service system: means a system which provides for the arrangement of personnel, facilities and equipment for the efficient, effective and coordinated delivery of health care services under emergency conditions. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Emergency medical services instructor: means a person who is certified pursuant to chapter 384d. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Emergency medical technician: means a person who is certified pursuant to chapter 384d. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Interfacility critical care transport: means the interfacility transport of a patient between licensed health care institutions. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Invalid coach: means a vehicle used exclusively for the transportation of nonambulatory patients, who are not confined to stretchers, to or from either a medical facility or the patient's home in nonemergency situations or utilized in emergency situations as a backup vehicle when insufficient emergency vehicles exist. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • legislative body: means : (1) As applied to unconsolidated towns, the town meeting. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Licensed ambulance service: means a commercial ambulance service or a volunteer or municipal ambulance service issued a license by the commissioner. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Life saving equipment: means equipment used by emergency medical personnel for the stabilization and treatment of patients. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Medical oversight: means the active surveillance by physicians of the provision of emergency medical services sufficient for the assessment of overall emergency medical service practice levels, as defined by state-wide protocols. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Municipality: means the legislative body of a municipality or the board of selectmen in the case of a municipality in which the legislative body is a town meeting. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Mutual aid call: means a call for emergency medical services that, pursuant to the terms of a written agreement, is responded to by a secondary or alternate emergency medical services provider if the primary or designated emergency medical services provider is unable to respond because such primary or designated provider is responding to another call for emergency medical services or the ambulance or nontransport emergency vehicle operated by such primary or designated provider is out of service. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Office of Emergency Medical Services: means the office established within the Department of Public Health pursuant to section 19a-178. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Paramedic: means a person licensed pursuant to chapter 384d. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Paramedic intercept service: means paramedic treatment services provided by an entity that does not provide the ground ambulance transport. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Patient: means an injured or ill person or a person with a physical disability requiring assistance and transportation. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Primary service area: means a specific geographic area to which one designated emergency medical services provider is assigned for each category of emergency medical response services. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Primary service area responder: means an emergency medical services provider who is designated to respond to a victim of sudden illness or injury in a primary service area. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Provider: means any person, corporation or organization, whether profit or nonprofit, whose primary purpose is to deliver medical care or services, including such related medical care services as ambulance transportation. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Rescue service: means any organization, whether for-profit or nonprofit, whose primary purpose is to search for persons who have become lost or to render emergency service to persons who are in dangerous or perilous circumstances. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175
  • Sponsor hospital: means a hospital that has agreed to maintain staff for the provision of medical oversight, supervision and direction to an emergency medical service organization and its personnel and has been approved for such activity by the Department of Public Health. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-175