Kan. Admin. Regs. § 109-8-2 - Scheduling examinations for certification

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

(a) Each provider of initial courses of instruction for attendants shall ensure the provision of certification examinations for those students successfully completing the course.
(b) This subsection shall apply to the cognitive knowledge examination.
(1) For emergency medical responder, emergency medical technician, advanced emergency medical technician, and paramedic, the following requirements shall apply:
(A) Each candidate shall register with the national registry of emergency medical technicians.
(B) Each candidate shall schedule examinations with the computer-adaptive testing vendor specified by the national registry of emergency medical technicians.
(2) Each sponsoring organization shall validate each candidate's successful course completion.
(c) The following scheduling requirements shall apply to the psychomotor skills examination:
(1) Each sponsoring organization shall schedule the examination for emergency medical responder and emergency medical technician with the board at least 60 days in advance of the desired examination date.
(2) Each sponsoring organization shall schedule the examination for advanced emergency medical technician and paramedic with the national registry of emergency medical technicians by performing the following:
(A) Negotiating a contractual agreement with a national registry representative to serve as facilitator;
(B) completing the examination host approval process and submitting the request for new examination with the national registry of emergency medical technicians;
(C) negotiating contractual agreements with examiners, as prescribed by the national registry representative, who have attained board approval following a review to ensure current certification, have no disciplinary actions taken or pending against their Kansas emergency medical services certification or certifications, and have held the current certification level for at least two years;
(D) negotiating contractual agreements with currently certified attendant assistants in numbers prescribed by the national registry representative;
(E) ensuring availability of a sufficient number of rooms to be used for examination stations, national registry representative room, candidate waiting area, and other facilities as prescribed by the national registry representative; and
(F) providing sufficient quantities of equipment and supplies as prescribed by the national registry representative.
(d) Each candidate not successfully completing the examinations during the initial examination attempts shall schedule reexamination as follows:
(1) Cognitive knowledge examination reexaminations. For emergency medical responder, emergency medical technician, advanced emergency medical technician, and paramedic, the candidate shall schedule the examination with the national registry of emergency medical technicians.
(2) Psychomotor skills examination reexaminations.
(A) For emergency medical responder and emergency medical technician, the candidate shall schedule the examination by completing the board-approved application for the examination.
(B) For the psychomotor skills examination for advanced emergency medical technician or paramedic, the candidate shall schedule the examination with the national registry of emergency medical technicians.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 109-8-2
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 65-6111; effective March 2, 2012; amended Dec. 29, 2017; amended by Kansas Register Volume 38, No. 07; effective 3/1/2019.

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