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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 continuing education requirements and exhibits referenced in OAR 333-200 and OAR 333-205.

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New and Amended Rules

Transitional Paramedic License and Military Service Member/Spouse or Domestic Partner Provisions
The EMS & Trauma Systems program has made the following amendments to administrative rules: 
  • Modified the associate degree requirement for a person seeking Paramedic licensure, replacing the Provisional Paramedic license with a Transitional Paramedic license;
  • Revised the work experience necessary for an out-of-state licensee to be eligible for reciprocity; 
  • Adopted rules allowing the program to issue a license to a military servicemember or the spouse or domestic partner of a servicemember that is stationed in Oregon and who has a license to practice as an EMS provider in another state. 
Please see links below to access the final adopted rules and the fact sheet with frequently asked questions and answers.  

Oregon Administrative Rules

OAR 333-200

Oregon Trauma System Rules and Exhibits

PDF iconExhibit 1 - Oregon Trauma System Area Map
PDF iconExhibit 2 - Guidelines for Field Triage of Injured Patients
PDF iconExhibit 3 - Oregon Hospital Trauma Team Activation Criteria
PDF iconExhibit 4 - Oregon Trauma Hospital Resource Standards (Revised 9/25/2018)
PDF iconExhibit 5 - Oregon Criteria for Consideration of Transfer to a Level I or Level II Trauma Center

OAR 333-205Oregon Trauma System Hospital Identification in Trauma Area #1 
OAR 333-250Ambulance Service Licensing
OAR 333-255Ambulance Licensing
OAR 333-260Ambulance Service Areas
OAR 333-265

EMS Providers

OAR 847-035EMS Providers and EMS Supervising Physicians Scope of Practice 
(Oregon Medical Board)
OAR 333-055

Programs to Treat Allergic Response, Adrenal Insufficiency, Hypoglycemia and Opiate Overdose

Oregon Revised Statutes

ORS 431AEmergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems
ORS 431A.105Emergency Medical Services for Children Program
ORS 433.800-830Programs to Treat Allergic Response, Adrenal Insufficiency or Hypoglycemia
ORS 682Regulation of Ambulance Services and Emergency Medical Services Providers
ORS 030"Good Samaritan Law" - see ORS 030.800
ORS 041Confidentiality of patient records in general - see ORS 041.675 - 041.685
ORS 431AConfidentiality under the Oregon Trauma System - see ORS 431A.090(4)(a)
ORS 431A.455Automated External Defibrillator (AED) required at places of public assembly
ORS 676Health Professionals Reporting and Complaints - see ORS 676.150 - 676.180
ORS 183Administrative Procedure Act
ORS 820Exemptions from traffic laws: Ambulance and Emergency Vehicles - see ORS 820.300 - 820.380