Kan. Admin. Regs. § 109-9-1 - Instructor-coordinator certification

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Each applicant for certification as an I-C shall apply to the executive director using forms approved by the board and shall meet the following requirements:
(1) Validate current certification as an attendant or licensure as a physician or professional nurse;
(2) complete an approved I-C initial course of instruction, except as specified in subsection (b);
(3) attain a score of 70% or higher on the final cognitive examination developed by the educational program and approved by the board; and
(4) complete, with a satisfactory evaluation, an assistant teaching experience in one EMT initial course of instruction applied for, approved, and taught in its entirety within one year after the completion of the instructor-coordinator course. The assistant teaching experience shall include evaluation of the candidate's ability to organize, schedule, implement, and evaluate educational experiences in the classroom, laboratory, clinical, and field environments and shall have been directly supervised by a certified I-C approved by either the executive director or any person so authorized by any state or United States territory and shall be verified on forms approved by the board.
(b) An applicant shall not be required to complete the department of transportation national highway traffic safety administration "emergency medical services instructor training program: national standard curriculum" or modules 2 through 23 of the national guidelines for educating EMS instructors, as specified in K.A.R. 109-10-1e, if the applicant establishes one of the following:
(1) Successful completion of a United States department of transportation EMS instructor training program national standard curriculum or a program that included the content from module 2 through 23 of the national guidelines for educating EMS instructors, as specified in K.A.R. 109-10-1 ;
(2) successful completion of a fire service instructor course approved by the national board on fire service professional qualifications or the international fire service accreditation;
(3) successful completion of any United States military instructor trainer course that is substantially equivalent to the United States department of transportation national highway traffic safety administration "emergency medical services instructor training program: national standard curriculum," or modules 2 through 23 of the national guidelines for educating EMS instructors as specified in K.A.R. 109-10-1 ; or
(4) attainment of a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree that focuses on the philosophy, scope, and nature of educating adults. This degree shall have been conferred by an accredited postsecondary education institution.
(c) If within two years following the date of expiration of an I-C's certificate, this person applies for renewal of the certificate, the certificate may be granted by the board if the applicant completes 40 contact hours in education theory and methodology approved by the board and successfully completes an educator conference approved by the board.

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Kan. Admin. Regs. § 109-9-1
Authorized by K.S.A. 65-6110, K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 65-6111; implementing K.S.A. 65-6129b; effective, T-109-1-19-89, Jan. 19, 1989; effective July 17, 1989; amended Aug. 27, 1990; amended Feb. 3, 1992; amended Nov. 12, 1999; amended Nov. 9, 2001; amended Sept. 2, 2011.

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