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Public Act 102-0772


 

Public Act 0772 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0772
 
HB4388 EnrolledLRB102 23688 CPF 32872 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Department of Public Health Powers and
Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
amended by adding Section 2310-710 as follows:
 
    (20 ILCS 2310/2310-710 new)
    Sec. 2310-710. Emergency Medical Services personnel;
continuing training on Alzheimer's disease and other
dementias.
    (a) In this Section, "Emergency Medical Services
personnel" means a person licensed or registered under any of
the levels of licensure defined in Section 3.50 of the
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act, including, but
not limited to, Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency
Medical Technician-Intermediate, Advanced Emergency Medical
Technician, Paramedic (EMT-P), or Emergency Medical Responder.
    (b) For license renewals occurring on or after January 1,
2023, Emergency Medical Services personnel must complete at
least one one-hour course of training on the diagnosis,
treatment, and care of individuals with Alzheimer's disease or
other dementias per license renewal period. This training
shall include, but not be limited to, assessment and
diagnosis, effective communication strategies, and management
and care planning.
    (c) Emergency Medical Services personnel may count one
hour for completion of the course toward meeting the minimum
credit hours required for Emergency Medical Services personnel
relicensure requirements.
    (d) Any training on Alzheimer's disease and other
dementias applied to meet any other State licensure
requirement, professional accreditation or certification
requirement, or health care institutional practice agreement
may count toward the continuing education required under this
Section.
    (e) The Department may adopt rules for the implementation
of this Section.
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 5/13/2022