PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
EMERGENCY MEDICAL AND TRAUMA SERVICES
153-A:16 Exception for Physician, Registered Nurse, and Physician Assistant.
I. This chapter shall not be construed to restrict a licensed physician, registered nurse, or physician assistant from serving on an emergency medical service unit at any level of licensure, provided that they have been certified by the commissioner as having education and training appropriate to the delivery of emergency medical services. The commissioner shall establish the qualifications required for such certification. The qualifications for certification shall be adopted as rule under RSA 153-A:20.
II. A physician, registered nurse, or physician assistant providing services in accordance with this section shall be immune from liability under RSA 153-A:17. Nothing in this section shall be construed as restricting the authority or practice of any registered nurse who cares for any patient while that patient is being transported by an emergency medical service vehicle, or other means of conveyance, from one hospital to another hospital under orders from a physician caring for that patient.
Source. 1999, 345:6. 2005, 163:1. 2006, 114:1. 2011, 62:1, eff. July 15, 2011.