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File #: BL2021-595    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Passed
File created: 12/16/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 2/2/2021 Final action: 2/2/2021
Title: An ordinance approving an agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson County, Tennessee, by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department ("MNPD"), and Vanderbilt University Medical Center ("VUMC") to provide medical support and work cooperatively with other on-scene first responders to assist in any situations encountered by MNPD that require medical support.
Sponsors: Jennifer Gamble, Joy Styles, Kyonzte Toombs
Attachments: 1. BL2021-595, 2. BL2021-595 Agreement
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An ordinance approving an agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson County, Tennessee, by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department ("MNPD"), and Vanderbilt University Medical Center ("VUMC") to provide medical support and work cooperatively with other on-scene first responders to assist in any situations encountered by MNPD that require medical support.
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WHEREAS, the agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson County, Tennessee ("Metro"), for MNPD, and VUMC, a Tennessee non-profit corporation, specifies the parties' benefits and obligations regarding medical support; and,
WHEREAS, approval of the agreement will benefit the citizens of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson County, Tennessee ("Metro"), for MNPD, and VUMC, a Tennessee non-profit corporation, specifies the parties' benefits and obligations regarding medical support, attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.
Section 2. That this Ordinance shall take effect from and after its final passage, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Agenda Analysis
Analysis

This ordinance approves an agreement between the Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) to provide medical support and assistance during MNPD incidents. This agreement, called a Tactical Medical Services Agreement, is for VUMC Emergency Medicine Department to provide assistance to MNPD with emergency medical services, provide medical direction, and clinical training. The services to be provided include overseeing medical assistance to law enforcement personnel and citizens, both remotely and at an active scene.

VUMC will designate a phys...

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