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Rule 4765-6-07 | Rescue task force awareness training requirements.

 

[Comment: For dates and availability of material incorporated by reference in this rule see rule 4765-1-03 of the Administrative Code.]

(A) Effective September 1, 2019, all accredited EMS institutions providing training programs for emergency medical responder or emergency medical technician started on or after this date shall include rescue task force awareness training.

(1) The training shall utilize the "Rescue Task Force Awareness Training" program approved by the board.

(2) The training requirements shall be fulfilled in either of the following ways:

(a) A student may complete the online module available at the Ohio department of public safety training campus and provide a copy of the certificate of completion issued upon successful completion of the module to the accredited institution prior to receiving a certificate of completion for the EMR or EMT course.

(b) The training may be provided by the instructor of the training program utilizing the "Rescue Task Force Awareness Training" instructional material approved by the board and available at the division's website. A certificate of completion for the "Rescue Task Force Awareness Training" shall be issued to the student following completion of the training.

(B) Any EMR, EMT, advanced EMT, or paramedic whose initial training did not include the "Rescue Task Force Awareness Training" program approved by the board shall complete the training no later than the expiration date of the first full certification cycle following the effective date of this rule.

(1) The training shall be completed utilizing the online module available at the Ohio department of public safety training campus.

(2) A copy of the certificate of completion issued upon successful completion of the module shall be maintained by the certificate holder and provided upon request to the division.

(C) Completion of the "Rescue Task Force Awareness Training" may be used to meet a portion of the continuing education credit required for renewal of a certificate to practice.

(D) No holder of a certificate to practice shall be required to complete the "Rescue Task Force Awareness Training" more than once.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4765.11
Amplifies: 4765.11
Five Year Review Date: 12/31/2023