Scope of Practice: Emergency Medical Worker
When an emergency declaration is in effect, or during a related event, an Emergency Medical Worker can perform precautionary measures for biological or chemical incidents, can identify sick and injured, can carry out critical incident stress debriefing, and can perform other medical and health services.
Classes of emergency workers
(10) Medical includes, but is not limited to, medical and surgical field teams, triage, general emergency and mobile hospitals, nursing service, first aid and ambulance service, sanitation, mortuary and laboratory service, medical-related radiological monitoring, precautionary measures for biological or chemical incidents, identification of sick and injured, and other medical and health services. This class also includes critical incident stress debriefing teams.