Instructions for Completing the Notification of Blood or Body Fluid Exposure

Emergency Medical Services Provider Form

This form is to be completed by the exposed Emergency Medical Services Provider.

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Section 1

Information Regarding Emergency Medical Services Provider Exposed to Blood or Body Fluids

Basic demographic information: It is vital to provide a contact telephone number for both the exposed provider and the provider's employer.  Please note that you are entitled to choose all the racial categories that apply to you.  Ensure that racial and ethnicity questions are completed.  

Section 2

Exposure Information

Basic information specific to exposure: Run number (if applicable), date, time, location, name and date of birth of Source person(s)

Fill in the circle for each type of body fluid(s) that the provider encountered in the exposure.

Fill in the circle(s) that describes how the exposure occurred. The exposure must be of a type that has been demonstrated epidemiologically to transmit a dangerous communicable disease.  

Section 3

Submitting the Completed Form

Submitting the Completed FormA completed State Form 51467 (9-03) must be sent to the medical director of the emergency medical services provider's employer, the medical director of the emergency department, and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). Please provide the additional requested information. The date and time that the medical director of the Emergency Medical Services Provider's employer and medical director of the emergency department of the medical facility (if applicable) receive this form are crucial, since the law lists time frames in which notification must occur. The ISDH requests that the form be faxed. The fax number is 317/233-9271. You may also send the form to ISDH. The address is as follows:

Indiana State Depatment of Health, 2 North Meridian Street , 5K Indianapolis , IN 46204 .

Section 4

Exposure Follow-up Notification

The exposed Emergency Medical Services Provider must name a physician who will receive the test results from the medical facility and relate those results to the exposed emergency medical services provider.

Section 5

Signature and Date

The exposed Emergency Medical Services Provider must sign and date the form, using the date that the form is completed.  

State Form Number 51467 (9-03)