Kan. Admin. Regs. § 109-8-1 - Examination

Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022

(a) The cognitive certification examination for emergency medical responders, emergency medical technicians, advanced emergency medical technicians, and paramedics shall be the national registry of emergency medical technicians' cognitive examination.
(b) The cognitive certification examination for instructor-coordinator shall be the final cognitive examination developed by the sponsoring organization and approved by the board.
(c) Any instructor-coordinator who fails the examination may retake it a maximum of three times. An applicant who has failed the examination three times shall not submit a new application for examination until documentation of successful completion of a new initial course has been received and reviewed by the executive director.
(d) Each emergency medical responder or emergency medical technician applicant shall be required to successfully complete the national registry of emergency medical technicians' cognitive examination and shall be required to demonstrate competency in psychomotor skills as evaluated by the psychomotor skills examination prescribed by the board.
(e) Each advanced emergency medical technician or paramedic applicant shall successfully complete the national registry of emergency medical technicians' cognitive examination and psychomotor skills evaluation.
(f) Any emergency medical responder or emergency medical technician applicant who is tested in psychomotor skills and who fails any psychomotor skill station may retest each failed station a maximum of three times.
(g) Each emergency medical responder, emergency medical technician, advanced emergency medical technician, and paramedic shall successfully complete both the cognitive examination and the psychomotor skills examination no later than 24 months after the last date of that individual's initial course of instruction.

Each individual specified in this subsection shall be required to successfully complete both the cognitive examination and the psychomotor skills examination within a 12-month period.

(h) Any examination for certification may be modified by the board as a pilot project to evaluate proposed changes to the psychomotor skills examination.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 109-8-1
Authorized by K.S.A. 65-6110 and 65-6111; implementing K.S.A. 65-6111, 65-6129, 65-6129b; effective, T-109-1-19-89, Jan. 19, 1989; effective July 17, 1989; amended Aug. 27, 1990; amended Feb. 3, 1992; amended Dec. 19, 1994; amended Jan. 5, 1996; amended Nov. 8, 1996; amended May 16, 1997; amended, T-109-2-7-11, Feb. 7, 2011; amended June 3, 2011; amended Jan. 4, 2016; amended Dec. 29, 2017; amended by Kansas Register Volume 38, No. 07; effective 3/1/2019.

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