Understanding of Criminal Background Check Requirements

Arkansas Tech University- Ozark Campus Paramedic/EMS Program prepares students through classroom and clinical experiences for entry level as a Paramedic. The Arkansas Department of Health Division of EMS has additional requirements a student must meet in order to sit for the National Registry of EMT’s Paramedic (NREMT) exam.

Students must understand that the Criminal Background Investigation results may prevent the student from being able to sit for the NREMT-Paramedic Exam.

NOTICE AND RELEASE - READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING

I, the undersigned applicant to the Paramedic/EMS Program at Arkansas Tech University- Ozark Campus, understand that participation in the Paramedic/EMS Program does not guarantee the right to sit for the NREMT-Paramedic Exam. I also understand that participation in the Paramedic/EMS Program does not guarantee licensure as a Paramedic. I hereby release Arkansas Tech University- Ozark Campus, its employees, and all affiliating agencies from any liability with regard to my licensure as a Paramedic following successful completion of the program, and understand that any of the crimes listed in the Arkansas Act 666 of 1999 may bar me from practicing as a Paramedic after program completion.