(A) The initial certification examination shall consist of written and practical portions established by the national registry of emergency medical technicians (NREMT) and the board.
(1) The passing score for the written portion of the examination shall be determined by the NREMT.
(2) The passing score for the practical portion of the examination for the emergency medical responder and emergency medical technician shall be determined by the board.
(3) The passing score for the practical portion of the examination for the advanced emergency medical technician and paramedic shall be established by the NREMT.
(4) The written and practical portions of the examination shall remain valid for one year from the date of successful completion.
(B) The reinstatement examination and the examination in lieu of continuing education shall be established by the board and the NREMT, and a passing score on these tests shall be determined by the NREMT.