Kan. Admin. Regs. § 109-5-5 - Retroactive approval of continuing education course

Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 25, June 23, 2022

(a) Any attendant may submit a request to the board for retroactive approval of a course for continuing education credit that was completed not more than 180 days before the request is received in the board office.
(b) Each request shall be submitted on a form provided by the board.
(c) In order for retroactive approval of a continuing education course to be granted, the attendant shall provide the following, in addition to the request form:
(1)
(A) A certificate of attendance or certificate of completion that meets the requirements of K.A.R. 109-5-1; or
(B) an official college transcript showing the number of credit hours awarded for the course;
(2) documentation of the course objectives; and
(3) one of the following:
(A) The signature of the emergency medical services medical director for the ambulance service serving the emergency medical service response area in which the attendant lives or the emergency medical services medical director for the ambulance service, educational institution, or advisory board for which the attendant is currently employed or a member, on the form provided by the board; or
(B) verification that the objectives of the course meet or exceed the objectives of the Kansas education standards for EMR as adopted by reference in K.A.R. 109-10-1a, the Kansas education standards for the EMT as adopted by reference in K.A.R. 109-10-1b, the Kansas education standards for the AEMT as adopted by reference in K.A.R. 109-10-1c, or the Kansas education standards for paramedic as adopted by reference in K.A.R. 109-10-1d, whichever is applicable for the level of certification that the attendant is renewing.
(d) The amount of continuing education credit awarded shall be determined by one of the following:
(1) The number of hours listed on the certificate of attendance or certificate of completion; or
(2) for each college credit hour earned, 15 hours of continuing education credit.
(e) The applicant shall be notified in writing by the board of any errors or omissions in the request for approval. Failure to correct any deficiency cited in the written notice of error or omission within 15 calendar days shall constitute withdrawal of the request.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 109-5-5
Authorized by K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 65-6111; implementing K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 65-6129; effective Oct. 31, 2008; amended Sept. 2, 2011; amended March 15, 2013; amended by Kansas Register Volume 35, No. 24; effective 7/1/2016.

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