4765-7-07 Renewal of a certificate of accreditation.

[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) No later than ninety days prior to its expiration, the division shall notify each holder of a certificate of accreditation of the certificate's scheduled expiration date and a mechanism for renewal.

(B) The notification shall clearly indicate the date by which the "Certificate of Accreditation Application" must be completed and received by the division.

(C) The board shall renew a certificate of accreditation if all of the following apply:

(1) The "Certificate of Accreditation Application" is completed and submitted to the division no later than the thirtieth day prior to expiration of the current certificate;

(2) The institution remains in compliance with the requirements for accreditation as set forth in section 4765.16 of the Revised Code and this chapter;

(3) During the accreditation cycle for the certificate of accreditation being renewed, each EMS training program meets one of the following:

(a) Not less than eighty per cent of the EMS training program's students who took the written portion of the initial certification examination received a passing score; or

(b) Not less than sixty-five per cent of the EMS training program's students who took the written portion of the initial certification examination received a passing score in their first attempt to pass the examination.

(D) Every twenty-four months after February 1, 2009, the board shall review the passing percentage requirement established in this rule to determine whether the requirement needs to be amended.

Effective: 08/12/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/13/2014 and 11/13/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 4765.11
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4765.17
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/96, 2/22/99, 3/8/07, 2/1/09 and 7/30/10