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Detailed Information for: Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
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Updated: 1/7/2015
Description: A person who has received formal training in prehospital and emergency care, and is licensed to attend any person who is ill or injured or who has a disability. Police officers, fire fighters, funeral home employees and other persons serving in a dual capacity one of which meets the definition of "emergency medical services provider" are "emergency medical services providers" within the meaning of ORS 682.
Statutes, Rules, Ordinances: ORS 682
OAR 333-265
Duration: Biannual, on even-numbered years.
Fees - application, exam, etc.:  $45 application fee.
OAR 333-265-0030
Responsible Agency: Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems
Fee Exemptions: No exemptions.
Examination Information: A score of 75% is required to pass the Emergency Medical Responder cognitive and practical examinations.
Continuing Ed Requirements: Complete 12 hours of continuing education as specified in Appendix 1, incorporated by reference;
Licensing Requirements and Training Resources
Bonding Requirements: N/A
Insurance Requirements: N/A
Prerequisites: Must be at least 16 years of age.
Application Form: EMR Initial Application
Renewals: Shall be valid until June 30 of each even-numbered year, unless sooner revoked or suspended. The initial licensing period may not exceed 30 months. 
Duplicate: Written request in a form required by OHA-EMS with a $25 non-refundable fee.
Duplicate License Application
Service Links:  EMS Licensing and Training
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Required Documentation: Completed application, non-refundable fee, submit proof of successfully completing an approved course, submit proof of passing the required cognitive and practical examinations, consent to a criminal background check.
Licensing Requirements and Training Resources
Additional Information: A license will be issued within three (3) weeks of successful examination.

  Agency Information
Please refer to the Agency Website for further details and additional information.
Agency Name: Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems
E-mail Address: jennifer.c.clausen@state.or.us
Phone: 971-673-0520
Mail Address: 800 NE Oregon Street
Suite 465
Portland, OR 97232
Website Information: http://public.health.oregon.gov/ProviderPartnerResources/EMSTraumaSystems/Pages/index.aspx

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