State Health Dept. Says EMT Purchased Drugs Not Used by EMTs - @ JEMS.com


State Health Dept. Says EMT Purchased Drugs Not Used by EMTs


 
 

LIZ BOARDMAN | | Friday, February 5, 2010


SOUTH KINGSTOWN A South Kingstown emergency medical technician has had his state license suspended for allegedly purchasing drugs without authorization and injecting someone with pain medications outside of work. But a judge has stayed the order, pending a state hearing.

Joseph Tedeschi of 35 Meadowbrook Way, Peace Dale, is not working on rescue duties pending that hearing, said EMS Director T. Keith Richards.



His job is protected for now, Richards said, adding that the alleged incidents did not occur while Tedeschi was on the job in South Kingstown.

Read More EMT reassigned after accusations




Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: Leadership and Professionalism, Legal and Ethical

What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Buyer's Guide Featured Companies

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Advancement

This is the seventh year of the EMS 10 Innovators in EMS program, jointly sponsored by Physio-Control and JEMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

JEMS TV Product Innovations at EMS Today 2015: Road Safety from Zoll

Protect your assets. Equip your fleet with Road Safety® from ZOLL
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Glendale Firefighters Suspended for Punching Patient

Excessive force was used on a combative patient.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Vancouver Chemical Fire Causes Major Response

Hazmat incident sends smoke over port neighborhood.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Salt Lake City Firefighters Injured in Firehouse Fire

Nine sent to a hospital with smoke inhalation.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Plane Skids off Runway at LaGuardia Airport

Delta flight stops just short of Flushing Bay
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Rigs Going in Service from EMS Today 2015

Snap shots of some of the vehicles at EMS Today that will be on the streets soon
More >


Multimedia Thumb

The AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit - EMS Today 2013

AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Braun Ambulances' EZ Door Forward

Helps to create a safer ambulance module.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >