4765-18-12 EMS instructor trainer qualifications.

[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 EMS instructor training program outlined in rule 4765-18-04 of the Administrative Code shall be provided under the auspice of an accredited institution and must be taught by an EMS instructor trainer appointed by the program director of the accredited institution.

(B) An accredited institution shall ensure that an EMS instructor trainer meets the following criteria:

(1) Holds a valid certificate to teach as an EMS instructor;

(2) Has held a certificate to teach, as either an EMS instructor or fire instructor for at least three years;

(3) Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills;

(4) Has completed an instructor orientation, consisting of objectives set forth in the "Ohio Fire and EMS Instructor Curriculum."

(C) The program director of an accredited institution assumes responsibility to select an instructor trainer based upon documented evaluation of acceptable performance review standards and compliance with this rule.

(D) The program director of an accredited institution who is an instructor trainer must have the documented evaluation of acceptable performance review standards conducted by the program director's supervisor.

(E) The accredited institution shall maintain written or electronic documentation of compliance with this rule.

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. 4765.16 and R.C. 4765.23
Prior Effective Dates: 10/2/03 and 2/1/09