4765-16-05 EMT-intermediate special requirements.

(A) An EMT-intermediate must meet the requirements as outlined in rule 4765-15-01 of the Administrative Code.

(B) In addition to the requirements listed above, an EMT-intermediate shall complete the programs listed in paragraphs (C), (D), and (E) of this rule through an accredited institution in order to renew if the EMT-intermediate has not completed the curriculum outlined in rule 4765-16-01 of the Administrative Code.

(C) An epinephrine training program shall consist of one hour including the following:

(1) Pathophysiology of anaphylactic reaction;

(2) Pharmacology of epinephrine;

(3) Assessment and care of adult and pediatric patients with allergic reactions;

(4) Practical application of subcutaneous injection;

(5) Written and practical testing.

(D) A cardiac monitoring and manual defibrillation training program shall consist of twenty hours allocated as follows:

(1) One hour devoted to assessment and management of the cardiac patient;

(2) Two hours devoted to anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and electrophysiology of the heart;

(3) Eight hours devoted to cardiac monitoring and electrocardiogram interpretation;

(4) Six hours devoted to electrical intervention to support or correct the cardiac function;

(5) Three hours of written and practical testing.

(E) An intraosseous infusion training program shall consist of three hours including the following:

(1) Pathophysiology of intraosseous infusion;

(2) Mechanics of intraosseous;

(3) Written and practical testing.

(F) Notwithstanding the provisions of rule 4765-16-04 of the Administrative Code, an EMT-intermediate shall not perform any services in which the EMT-intermediate has not been trained.

Effective: 10/18/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/16/2013 and 03/12/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4765.11
Rule Amplifies: 4765.16
Prior Effective Dates: 01/01/96, 10/11/96 (Emer), 5/19/97, 7/31/97, 2/22/99, 1/13/02, 10/7/03 (Emer), 1/6/04