The Jail Medical Inspector’s Course is a three-day course taught by members of the Florida Model Jail Standards Medical subcommittee. The curriculum covers:
Locations are currently being considered for the Jail Medical Inspector Certification courses. If you would like one in your area, please email Isaiah Dennard: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To become a “Florida Model Jail Standards Certified Jail Medical Inspector,” you must successfully complete the FMJS Medical Inspector Certification Course and be recognized by the FMJS Committee to conduct medical compliance inspections. The certification is valid for four years. All FMJS medical inspectors are required to successfully complete an eight-hour recertification course every four years (or online recertification class, if available) in order to maintain the certification.
A candidate must have the following minimum qualifications:
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) and paramedics may be allowed to attend certification classes to become a certified inspector if they meet the following requirements:
If you have questions about the Florida Model Jail Standards program, please contact:
Jail Services Coordinator
Florida Sheriffs Association