4765-18-09 Qualifications for a physician to be certified as an EMS instructor or an individual holding a certificate of training to be certified as a continuing education 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) A physician may be certified by the board as an EMS instructor if the physician meets the following criteria:

(1) Is an active medical director with an EMS agency, who meets the requirements set forth in rule 4765-3-05 of the Administrative Code, or is recommended by the local RPAB, or is recommended by the program director or program medical director of an accredited or approved training institution;

(2) Submits a completed "Physician EMS Instructor or Continuing Education Instructor Initial Application";

(3) Holds a current and valid Ohio license to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery that is in good standing;

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

(B) An individual who holds a certificate of training as a physician, issued in accordance with section 4731.291 of the Revised Code, may be certified by the board as a continuing education instructor if the individual meets the following:

(1) Is recommended by the local RPAB, or is recommended by the program director or program medical director of an accredited or approved training institution;

(2) Submits a completed "Physician EMS Instructor or Continuing Education Instructor Initial Application";

(3) Holds a current and valid training certificate as a physician that is in good standing;

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

(C) An individual certified under this section may renew their certificate to teach if the individual submits a "Physician EMS Instructor or Continuing Education Instructor Renewal Application.". The individual is not required to complete the renewal requirements set forth in paragraphs (B)(5) to (B)(6) of rule 4765-18-06 or paragraphs (B)(4) to (B)(5) of rule 4765-18-16 of the Administrative Code, as applicable.

(D) A physician who chooses to enroll in an EMS instructor training program is exempt from meeting the requirements set forth in rule 4765-18-03 of the Administrative Code.

(E) A continuing education instructor certified under this rule, can only provide instruction as a continuing education instructor in accordance with the internship, residency, or fellowship program as set forth in rule 4731-6-30 of the Administrative Code.

(F) A certificate to teach as a continuing education instructor issued pursuant to this rule, shall run concurrently with the certificate of training as a physician.

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, 4/1/11