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

(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 application for renewal shall clearly indicate the date by which it 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 application for renewal 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: 07/30/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/13/2013
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