Specifications include, but are not limited to:
The medical directors are responsible for providing oversight, program advocacy, ensuring the quality of
educational experiences for the program, and providing assistance to the program director and faculty as
Working with the program director to ensure that course content complies with standards
set forth in the National Standard Curriculum for Paramedics, EMTs, and EMRs and
State of Minnesota standards for Community Paramedic and Community EMT.
Providing oversight to assist with the recruitment, selection and orientation of
Providing technical advice and assistance to instructional faculty and students.
Providing oversight to ensure the quality of educational experiences.
Review and approval of the educational content of the program curriculum to certify its
ongoing appropriateness and medical accuracy. Ongoing and must occur
comprehensively once annually.
Review and approval of the quality of medical instruction, supervision and evaluation of
the students in all areas of the program.
Review and approval of the progress of each student throughout the program and assist in
the development of appropriate corrective measures topics when a student does not show
Presentation of lectures and/or skills verifications on pertinent medical topics. A
minimum of one medical director contact per month.
Being accessible to instructors for consultation.
Assurance of competence for each graduate of the program in the cognitive,
psychomotor, and affective domains. Ongoing and must occur comprehensively once
Cooperative involvement with the program director.
Adequate controls to assure the quality of the delegated responsibilities.
Attendance and participation in EMS Advisory Committee. Occurs two to three times per
Acting as medical director for National Registry examinations and other credentialing
activities. This occurs approximately eight times per year.
Authorization (not payment) of the ordering of equipment, supply, and pharmaceutical
(oxygen and IV solutions) purchases that require a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)