4765-9-02 Professional standards of conduct for a holder of a certificate to teach.

(A) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall provide services that conform to standards of other persons issued a certificate to teach under similar circumstances.

(B) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall not discriminate in the provision of EMS training on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.

(C) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall provide instruction in accordance with the curriculum and other standards set forth in Chapter 4765. of the Revised Code and Chapters 4765-1 to 4765-10 and 4765-12 to 4765-19 of the Administrative Code.

(D) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall provide instruction in accordance with the policy and procedures of the accredited or approved institution by which the person is employed or with which the person is affiliated.

(E) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall not provide instruction in any EMS training program, EMS continuing education program, or EMS instructor training program that is above the level of the certificate to practice.

(F) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall not misrepresent the individual's professional qualifications or credentials.

(G) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall report in writing to the division as soon as practicable any suspicion or knowledge of a violation of this chapter or any potential compromise of the examination process.

(H) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall report in writing to the division as soon as practicable any suspicion or knowledge of a violation of Chapter 4765. of the Revised Code or rules set forth in Chapters 4765-1 to 4765-10 or 4765-12 to 4765-19 of the Administrative Code committed by an EMS accredited institution, EMS approved institution, or holder of a certificate to teach.

(I) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall not commit fraud, misrepresentation, or deception in conducting an EMS training program, EMScontinuing education program, or EMS instructor training program.

(J) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall not commit fraud, misrepresentation, or deception in order to obtain a certificate to practice or teach.

(K) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall consistently demonstrate a standard of knowledge and competency that meets the minimal level required under the individual's certificate to teach.

(L) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall accurately document, upon request of the division and within the time parameters set forth by the division, all requirements for renewal of the certificate to teach in accordance with Chapter 4765-18 of the Administrative Code.

(M) In addition to meeting the professional standards of conduct listed in this rule, an individual issued a certificate to teach shall also remain in compliance with the standards of conduct for a certificate to practice set forth in rule 4765-9-01 of the Administrative Code.

(N) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall obtain approval from an accredited or approved institution prior to teaching each course under the auspices of the institution.

(O) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall surrender all documentation of course files to the sponsoring accredited or approved institution no later than ninety days after the final day of the course.

(P) An individual issued a certificate to teach based on a license as a physician, registered nurse, or physician assistant, or certificate of training as a physician, shall notify the division in writing within fourteen days of imposition of any sanction, if the license or certificate of training is disciplined, revoked, or not renewed by the issuing entity.

(Q) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall maintain a current and valid EMS certificate to practice; or a license to practice as a physician, registered nurse, or physician assistant; or a certificate of training as a physician.

(R) An individual issued a certificate to teach shall not aid, assist, or help any student gain an unfair advantage on any portion of an EMS training program, EMS continuing education program, or EMS instructor training program, or on any examination.

Effective: 4/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 01/14/2016 and 01/14/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4765.11
Rule Amplifies: 4765.23
Prior Effective Dates: 2/22/1999, 3/23/2003, 2/13/2006, 2/01/2009, 4/01/2011