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Rule 4765-16-05 | EMT-intermediate special requirements.


(A) An EMT-intermediate must meet the requirements as outlined in rule 4765-15-01 of the Administrative Code.

(B) In addition to the requirements listed above, an EMT-intermediate shall complete the programs listed in paragraphs (C), (D), and (E) of this rule through an accredited institution in order to renew if the EMT-intermediate has not completed the curriculum outlined in rule 4765-16-01 of the Administrative Code.

(C) An epinephrine training program shall consist of one hour including the following:

(1) Pathophysiology of anaphylactic reaction;

(2) Pharmacology of epinephrine;

(3) Assessment and care of adult and pediatric patients with allergic reactions;

(4) Practical application of subcutaneous injection;

(5) Written and practical testing.

(D) A cardiac monitoring and manual defibrillation training program shall consist of twenty hours allocated as follows:

(1) One hour devoted to assessment and management of the cardiac patient;

(2) Two hours devoted to anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and electrophysiology of the heart;

(3) Eight hours devoted to cardiac monitoring and electrocardiogram interpretation;

(4) Six hours devoted to electrical intervention to support or correct the cardiac function;

(5) Three hours of written and practical testing.

(E) An intraosseous infusion training program shall consist of three hours including the following:

(1) Pathophysiology of intraosseous infusion;

(2) Mechanics of intraosseous;

(3) Written and practical testing.

(F) Notwithstanding the provisions of rule 4765-16-04 of the Administrative Code, an EMT-intermediate shall not perform any services in which the EMT-intermediate has not been trained.

Last updated September 12, 2023 at 12:05 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4765.11
Amplifies: 4765.16
Five Year Review Date: 8/1/2028
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1996, 10/11/1996 (Emer.), 5/19/1997, 7/31/1997, 2/22/1999, 1/13/2002, 10/7/2003 (Emer.), 1/6/2004