Laws & Regulations
LRS 40:1231 - PART VII. EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
LRS 40:1232 - SUBPART B. EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL
LRS 40:1233 - CIVIL IMMUNITY
LRS 40:1234 - DUTIES OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL
LRS 40:1236.11- SUBPART D. AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS
Licensure of EMS Practitioners
In accordance with L.R.S. 40:1231 (12), an "EMS practitioner" means an individual who is a licensed emergency medical responder, licensed emergency medical technician, licensed advanced emergency medical technician, or a licensed paramedic.
For more information on the difference between 'licensure' and 'certification' of EMS personnel, the National Registry of EMTs has provided a detailed explaination in the document "The Legal Differences Between Certification and Licensure".