Or. Admin. R. 333-265-0020 - Approved EMT, AEMT, EMT-Intermediate, and Paramedic Course Director

(1) A course director for an EMT, AEMT, EMT-Intermediate or Paramedic course must:
(a) Be an EMS medical director; or
(b) Hold at least the level of Oregon licensure as the course being taught, be in good standing with the Authority, and have at least three years of experience at that licensure level or higher, and:
(A) Have a current Basic Life Support (BLS) instructor card or certificate of course completion that meets or exceeds the 2015 American Heart Association ECC guidelines or equivalent standards approved by the Authority; and
(B) Have successfully completed one of the following:
(i) The National Association of EMS Educators Instructor Course, developed in accordance with the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, 2002;
(ii) The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Instructor I course;
(iii) At least 40 hours of the Instructor Development Program offered by the DPSST; or
(iv) A minimum of three college credits in adult educational theory and practice or vocational educational theory and practice from an accredited institution of higher learning.
(2) In addition to the course director requirements in section (1) of this rule, a paramedic course director must:
(a) Be an EMS medical director and hold a current:
(A) American Board of Emergency Medicine Certificate; or
(B) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor certificate and Advanced Trauma Life Support certificate or equivalent; or
(b) Be a licensed Paramedic in good standing with the Authority with at least three years of experience at the licensure level, and:
(A) Possess at least an associate's degree from an accredited institution of higher learning;
(B) Hold an ACLS Instructor certificate from the American Heart Association or equivalent; and
(C) Hold a Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) Instructor certificate or equivalent, or a Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Instructor certificate or equivalent.
(3) A guest instructor must:
(a) Be qualified and have the expertise in the specific course subject; and
(b) Follow the course curriculum and meet the course objectives for that specific subject.


Or. Admin. R. 333-265-0020
HD 8-1993, f. 6-22-93, cert. ef. 7-1-93; HD 18-1994, 6-30-94, cert. ef. 7-1-94, Renumbered from 333-028-0032; HD 8-1995, f. & cert. ef. 11-6-95; OHD 9-2001, f. & cert. ef. 4-24-01; PH 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 6-16-08; PH 13-2010, f. 6-30-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10; PH 15-2011, f. 12-28-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; PH 8-2017, f. & cert. ef. 3/30/2017

Stat. Auth.: ORS 682.017

Stats. Implemented: ORS 682.017

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