EMS Medical Directors' Course

The NEW 3rd edition of the Ohio ACEP EMS Medical Directors' Course is now available!

 Includes topics such as:

  • Ohio EMS History and Structure
  • Legislative and Legal Issues
  • EMS Systems and Integration
  • Direct and Indirect Medical Oversight
  • EMS Medical Director Qualifications
  • Levels of Prehospital Providers
  • EMS Education
  • Adult Education
  • Remediation
  • Operational Issues


  • Protocols and Standing Orders
  • Protocol Development and Implementation
  • EMS Quality and Performance Improvement
  • Disaster Planning
  • Emergency Medical Services for Children
  • Trauma Triage - Ohio
  • Fireground
  • Grants and Funding
  • Tactical EMS

Completion of the course satisfies the Ohio Administrative Code §4675-3-05  that requires “new or existing EMS medical directors who are not board certified or board eligible in emergency medicine or have completed a pediatric emergency medicine or EMS fellowship to complete the "National Association of Emergency Medical Service Physicians" (NAEMSP) medical directors’ course, the Ohio "American College of Emergency Physicians" (ACEP) medical directors’ course, or other equivalent course approved by the board.”

Click here to access the EMS Medical Directors' Course

Provided free of charge to any Ohio EMS medical director who wishes to participate. Completion certificates will be issued upon submission of the Post test to candidates who score 75% or higher.
Completed Post test answer sheets may be mailed to:

Ohio ACEP EMS Medical Directors' Course
3510 Snouffer Rd., Ste. 100
Columbus, OH 43235

Or completed electronically here.