OARs and ORS
Browse this listing of links to Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs) and Statute (ORS) and resources related to the legal authority of the EMS & Trauma Program. Resources listed here include recent changes to continuing education requirements and exhibits referenced in OAR 333-200 and OAR 333-205.
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There are no proposed rules under consideration at this time.
New and Amended Rules
EMS Course and EMS Provider Licensure Requirements
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division has permanently amended and adopted Oregon Administrative Rules in chapter 333, division 265 relating to EMS course requirements and requirements for EMS provider licensure. Amendments were made in order to remove outdated fees and continuing education references; update and align language with the National Registry; provide additional options for rural communities to provide EMS courses; clarify reinstatement requirements after reverting to a lower level; and updates to ensure consistent use of terminology, clarify current practice and processes, and correct references to statutes and rules. The revised rules are effective March 30, 2017.
Permanent rule text: 333-265-0000 through 0170
Ambulance Service Agency Licensing
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division has permanently amended and adopted Oregon Administrative Rules in chapter 333, division 250 relating to the licensing requirements for ambulance service agencies. Amendments were made in order to update language and terms to reflect current terminology, technology and statutory references; align rules with other facility licensing types including streamlining the organization of the rules; clarify licensing requirements and actions necessary; require criminal background checks on qualified drivers; recommend minimum requirements for a quality assessment and performance improvement program; and clarify both ambulance service agency and OHA responsibilities. The revised rules are effective March 21, 2017.
Permanent rule text: 333-250-0200 through 0410
Ambulance Service Agency Providing Secure Transport
The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division and Health System Division permanently amended and adopted administrative rules relating to an ambulance service agency providing transport to individuals suffering from a behavioral health crisis who are in custody or on diversion, often referred to as 'secure transport.' Approval of secure transport providers is addressed in OAR 309-033-0432 through 0437. Ambulance service agencies wishing to provide secure transport or have questions about the approval process should contact Sam Dickson at email@example.com.
OAR chapter 309, division 033 (Reference OARs 309-033-0432 through 0437)
OAR chapter 333, division 250 [Reference OAR 333-250-0265(1)(j) and OAR 333-250-0270(3)(b)]
There are no temporary rules in effect at this time.
Oregon Administrative Rules
Oregon Revised Statutes
||Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems|
||Emergency Medical Services for Children Program|
||Programs to Treat Allergic Response, Adrenal Insufficiency or Hypoglycemia|
||Regulation of Ambulance Services and Emergency Medical Services Providers|
||"Good Samaritan Law" - see ORS 030.800|
||Confidentiality of patient records in general - see ORS 041.675 - 041.685|
||Confidentiality under the Oregon Trauma System - see ORS 431A.090(4)(a)|
||Automated External Defibrillator (AED) required at places of public assembly|
||Health Professionals Reporting and Complaints - see ORS 676.150 - 676.180|
||Administrative Procedure Act|
||Exemptions from traffic laws: Ambulance and Emergency Vehicles - see ORS 820.300 - 820.380|