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NJAC 8:40 requires that individuals that operate Mobility Assistance Vehicles (MAV’s – also known as ambulettes or wheelchair vans) have certification in an approved assistance program. The MAV Training course the certification program for persons who are responsible for safely moving injured, infirm, or disabled persons who need specialized transportation assistance. The individuals who successfully pass the course are Certified Mobility Assistance Vehicle Operators (MAVOs).
Proper training, enhanced by a comprehensive orientation period, provides the safest possible environment for the patient and the individuals who are responsible for his transportation - the MAV Operator. In most cases, the MAV Operator works alone in his vehicle and faces a greater risk of injury compared to two-person ambulance crews. An effective training program reduces the risk of injury to the patient, to staff, and helps to minimize liability and insurance claims to the providing agency.
Course Length: 8 hours
Intended Audience: Those wishing to work for state-licensed Medical Transportation services