Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Rule Rule 333-265-0014
EMS Provider Course Requirements


(1) All EMS provider courses must have an EMS medical director. The EMS medical director must meet the qualifications of a supervising physician as defined in OAR 847-035-0001 (Definitions).
(2) All EMS provider courses must have a qualified course director as prescribed in OAR 333-265-0020 (Approved EMT, AEMT, EMT-Intermediate, and Paramedic Course Director).
(3) An Oregon educational institution conducting EMT, AEMT, or Paramedic courses must have program faculty consisting of a designated program administrator, course EMS medical director, course directors, and may have guest instructors. The number of persons carrying out the responsibilities of conducting an EMT, AEMT, or Paramedic course may vary from program to program. One person, if qualified, may serve in multiple roles.
(4) An Oregon educational institution or Authority approved non-educational institution conducting EMT- Intermediate courses must have program faculty consisting of a designated program administrator, course EMS medical director, and course directors, and may have guest instructors. The number of persons carrying out the responsibilities of conducting an EMT-Intermediate course may vary from program to program. One person, if qualified, may serve in multiple roles.
(5) An EMR course must include:
(a) A curriculum that meets or exceeds the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards, Emergency Medical Responder Instructional Guidelines, published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, January 2009 (DOT HS 811 077B);
(b) Didactic and skills instruction; and
(c) A psychomotor and cognitive examination.
(6) An EMT course must include:
(a) A curriculum that meets or exceeds the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards, Emergency Medical Technician Instructional Guidelines, published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, January 2009 (DOT HS 811 077C);
(b) Didactic and skills instruction;
(c) Clinical education of at least eight hours in a hospital or acute care department or other appropriate clinical or acute care medical facility where the skills within an EMT scope of practice are performed under the supervision of a preceptor; and
(d) Prehospital experience of at least eight hours under the supervision of an EMT or above where the skills within an EMT scope of practice are performed.
(7) An AEMT course must include:
(a) A curriculum that meets or exceeds the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Instructional Guidelines, published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, January 2009 (DOT HS 811 077D);
(b) Didactic and skills instruction; and
(c) A field internship that is described in OAR 333-265-0015 (Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Field Internships).
(8) An EMT-Intermediate course must include:
(a) The EMT-Intermediate curriculum as prescribed by the Authority; and
(b) Didactic and skills instruction.
(9) A Paramedic course must include:
(a) A curriculum that meets or exceeds the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards, Paramedic Instructional Guidelines, published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, January 2009 (DOT HS 811 077E);
(b) Didactic and skills instruction;
(c) Clinical experience in hospital clinical areas where the skills within a paramedic scope of practice are performed under the supervision of a preceptor; and
(d) A field internship that is described in OAR 333-265-0016 (Paramedic Field Internships).
(10) All EMS provider courses must include instructions on Oregon statutes and rules governing the EMS system, medicolegal issues, roles and responsibilities of EMS providers, and EMS professional ethics.
(11) The Authority may deny or revoke course approval in accordance with the provisions of ORS chapter 183 for failure to comply with the requirements of this rule.
(12) A person must have a current Oregon EMT license or higher at the time of enrollment in an AEMT or Paramedic course.
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