(a) An emergency medical technician instructor must:
(1) possess valid certification, registration, or licensure as an EMT, AEMT, paramedic, physician, physician assistant, or registered nurse;
(2) have two years of active emergency medical practical experience;
(3) be recommended by a medical director of a licensed hospital, ambulance service, or education program approved by the board;
(4) successfully complete the United States Department of Transportation Emergency Medical Services Instructor Education Program or its equivalent as approved by the board; and
(5) complete eight hours of continuing education in educational topics every two years, with documentation filed with the education program coordinator.
(b) An emergency medical responder instructor must possess valid registration, certification, or licensure as an EMR, EMT, AEMT, paramedic, physician, physician assistant, or registered nurse.