4765-18-18 Qualifications for a certificate to teach as an assistant 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 assistant EMS instructor must meet all of the following requirements:

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

(2) In the preceding five years, has been certified or licensed for at least three 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) Completes the eight hours in instruction specific to the field of emergency medical services as outlined in rule 4765-18-04 of the Administrative Code;

(7) Completes ten hours of supervised teaching in the presence of an EMS instructor, under the auspices of an accredited institution;

(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 "Assistant 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: 4765-18-14, in part

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: 2/1/09, 2/6/12