senate Bill S7366

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes certain emergency medical technicians and paramedics to administer certain vaccines pursuant to non-patient specific orders and under the authority of an emergency medical services director

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Sep 03, 2021 referred to rules

S7366 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8280
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3005-c, Pub Health L

S7366 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes certain emergency medical technicians and paramedics to administer certain vaccines pursuant to non-patient specific orders and under the authority of an emergency medical services director after recieving appropriate training.

S7366 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7366 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7366
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             September 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COONEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the  public  health  law,  in  relation  to  authorizing
   certain  emergency  medical  technicians  and paramedics to administer
   certain vaccines pursuant to non-patient specific orders and under the
   authority of an emergency medical services director
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
 3005-c to read as follows:
   § 3005-C. VACCINATION BY EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS AND PARAMEDICS.
 1. EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS AND ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL  TECHNI-
 CIANS  MAY ADMINISTER VACCINATIONS AGAINST INFLUENZA AND COVID-19 PURSU-
 ANT TO A NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC ORDER AND UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF AN  EMER-
 GENCY  MEDICAL  SERVICES  DIRECTOR  WHILE  OVERSEEN  OR  APPROVED BY THE
 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OR LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS AND OPERATED UNDER  THE
 MEDICAL  SUPERVISION  OF LICENSED PHYSICIANS, LICENSED PHYSICIAN ASSIST-
 ANTS, OR CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONERS; PROVIDED THAT  SUCH  INDIVIDUALS
 FIRST  RECEIVE  TRAINING  IN  THE  FOLLOWING AREAS, AS DETERMINED BY THE
 COMMISSIONER AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION:
   (A) TECHNIQUES, INDICATIONS, PRECAUTIONS, CONTRAINDICATIONS, INFECTION
 CONTROL PRACTICES;
   (B) USE OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT  SUFFICIENT  TO  PROVIDE  THE
 BASIC LEVEL OF COMPETENCE FOR SUCH TASKS; AND
   (C)  A  CURRENT  CERTIFICATE  IN  BASIC CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION,
 WHICH AT A MINIMUM MUST INCLUDE A CERTIFICATION IN BASIC CARDIOPULMONARY
 RESUSCITATION BY AN ONLINE PROGRAM THAT HAS RECEIVED ACCREDITATION  FROM
 THE  AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER, THE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR
 PHARMACY EDUCATION (ACPE), OR THE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL  FOR  CONTINUING
 MEDICAL EDUCATION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13126-02-1

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