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Rule 4765-16-02 | Transitional EMT-intermediate update course.

 

[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 EMT-intermediate who is not certified as having completed training in emergency pharmacology as outlined in paragraph (A) of rule 4765-16-01 of the Administrative Code must complete the 2002 transitional EMT-intermediate update curriculum, as outlined in this rule, prior to July 1, 2005, in order to renew a certificate to practice after that date.

(B) A 2002 transitional EMT-intermediate update course shall only be provided by an EMT-intermediate or EMT-paramedic accredited training program and shall be for forty hours according to the "Ohio EMT-Intermediate Curriculum and Transition Course" objectives approved by the board in all of the following subject areas:

(1) A portion that covers an understanding of the basic principles of pharmacology to include the following medications:

(a) Oxygen;

(b) Nitroglycerin;

(c) Dextrose fifty per-cent in water;

(d) Aspirin;

(e) Epinephrine;

(f) Diphenhydramine;

(g) Diazepam;

(h) Lorazepam;

(i) Naloxone;

(j) Bronchodilators;

(k) Glucagon;

(l) Nitrous oxide;

(m) Nalbuphine;

(n) Morphine sulfate;

(o) Ketorolac, meperidine, or other analgesics for pain relief;

(p) Any additional drug approved by the board.

(2) A portion that covers the procedures for accessing venous circulation and administration of medications;

(3) A portion that covers the procedures for establishing and maintaining a patient airway, and oxygenation and ventilation of the patient;

(4) A portion that covers the procedures for assessment and management of the trauma patient with a thoracoabdominal injury.

(C) Completion of the "Ohio EMT-Intermediate Curriculum and Transition Course" will count as forty hours of continuing education toward the required sixty hours of continuing education for an EMT-intermediate.

(D) An EMT-paramedic who has dropped back to the level of an EMT-intermediate within three years prior to the effective date of this rule is not required to complete the transitional EMT-intermediate update course outlined in this rule.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4765.11
Amplifies: 4765.16
Five Year Review Date: 3/1/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1996, 10/11/1996 (Emer.), 5/19/1997, 7/31/1997, 2/22/1999, 1/13/2002, 3/23/2003, 10/18/2013