Can I use higher level EMS education?
higher level EMS education can be possible. If you have completed a
higher-level EMS course you can use any completed hours of that course towards
renewing the lower level. Your coursework must be applicable to EMS and patient
important to note that the complete hours must be finished within your recertification cycle.
The full course does not have to be completed to use the hours towards
recertification. Any EMS-related education that is at or above your current
certification level can be used towards the National, Local and
example, if you are an EMT who has completed a Paramedic course, you can enter
it as a "Paramedic Course" and provide a description of the subject
areas covered in the education completed. To enter the course, please
select Initial EMS Education Program as the course type, following the
level of education completed. Once the education is entered on the transcript,
it can be assigned topic by topic to complete the recertification education
I teach EMS education. Can I use that for my recertification?
You can use teaching EMS education can be used towards meeting your recertification requirements. Any patient care and EMS-related education that is at or above your current certification level can be used towards the National, Local and ...
What other continuing education can I use for my recertification?
It is great that you are showing interest in furthering your recertification. There are several other continuing education options that providers can use towards recertification hours that include but are not limited to the following: attending EMS ...
Can I use college courses for continuing education?
Applying certain college courses for continuing education can be possible. Many college courses, including, but not limited to, biology, microbiology, chemistry, biochemistry, organic chemistry and psychology, will not be accepted. They do not meet ...
What is distributive education?
Distributive education (DE) is defined as a method of delivering EMS education where the student, instructor, and materials are not able to interact in real-time. Distributive education can be used towards your recertification. Here are ...
Can I use two of the same course to recertify?
Unfortunately, you cannot use duplicate courses that are attended or taught towards renewing your certification. To clarify, duplicate courses are defined as any course that contains the same content as another course and at least one of the ...