Kentucky Pre-hospital Determination of Death

The class covers the following:

  • Determination of Death
  • Discontinuance of Resuscitative Efforts
  • Duties and role of the coroner and state medical examiner
  • Preservation of evidence at the scene of a death

In accordance with KRS 311A.185, any Paramedic Course taught after July 15, 1998, shall include this instruction.  Any paramedic from another jurisdiction desiring to become a paramedic in Kentucky shall show evidence of successful completion of this training course in Kentucky.

Course Length

Approximately 1.5 hours

Course Audience

Kentucky Paramedics and Paramedic Students


After successful completion of this course and examination, you will receive a certificate of completion from EMTP which satisfies all requirements KBEMS requirements.



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