4765-18-05 Qualifications for a certificate to teach as an EMS instructor.

[Comment: For dates and availability of material incorporated by reference in this chapter and Chapters 4765-01 to 4765-10 and 4765-12 to 4765-19 of the Administrative Code, see rule 4765-1-03 of the Administrative Code.]

(A) An applicant for a certificate to teach as an EMS instructor shall satisfy the following requirements:

(1) Submits a completed "EMS Instructor Initial Application";

(2) In the preceding seven years, has been certified or licensed for at least five years as an EMS provider, registered nurse or physician assistant;

(3) Possesses a current and valid certificate to practice as an EMS provider or holds a current and valid Ohio license to practice as a registered nurse or a physician assistant;

(4) Has passed the knowledge examination at the level of the individual's certificate to practice as an EMS provider, within the preceding three years;

(5) Has passed the practical examination for the individual's level of certification, within the preceding three years;

(6) Has successfully completed an EMS instructor training program as set forth in this chapter;

(7) Has passed the instructional methods examination established by the board pursuant to section 4765.11 of the Revised Code within one year of completion of all of the other components of the EMS instructor training program, except as provided in 4765-18-13 of the Administrataive Code. Failure to pass this examination within three attempts will require completion of a new EMS instructor training program;

(8) Is in compliance with the requirements for a certificate to practice as set forth in paragraphs (A)(6) to (A)(12) of rule 4765-8-01 of the Administrative Code.

(B) The division shall consider relevant education, training, or service completed by the holder of a certificate to practice as a member of the armed forces of the United States, the Ohio national guard, the Ohio military reserve, the Ohio naval militia, or the national guard of any other state or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States; in determining whether the holder of a certificate to practice has met the experience and educational requirements for a certificate to teach as an EMS instructor set forth in paragraph (A) of this rule.

(C) There shall be no fee for an "EMS Instructor Initial Application."

(D) Failure to meet any of the requirements in paragraph (A) of this rule may lead to board action under rule 4765-10-03 of the Administrative Code.

Replaces: part of 4765-18-14

Effective: 08/01/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/15/2014 and 01/22/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 4765.11
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4765.23
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/96, 2/22/99, 6/29/01, 10/2/03, 2/1/09, and 2/6/12