Report No. 201
Sub-divn. 6: Basic life support:
(a) Except as provided in paragraph (e), a basic life support ambulance shall be staffed by at least two ambulance service personnel, at least one of which must be an EMT, who provide a level of care so as to ensure that:
(1) life-threatening situations and potentially serious injuries are recognized;
(2) patients are protected from additional hazards;
(3) basic treatment to reduce the seriousness of emergency situations is administered; and
(4) patients are transported to an appropriate medical facility for treatment.
(b) A basic life support service shall provide basic airway management.
(c) By January 1, 2001, a basic life support service shall provide automatic defibrillation, as provided in section 144E.103, subdivision 1, paragraph (b).
(d) A basic life support service licensee's medical director may authorize the ambulance service personnel to carry and to use medical antishock trousers and to perform intravenous infusion if the ambulance service personnel have been properly trained.
(e) Variation of facilities by Driver of an ambulance of service: ...