Thank you for your interest in renewing your National Registry certification.
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. Examples include but are not limited to, journal article reviews, videos, and some online courses.
A live, non-distributive education course is one in which a live instructor may be physically present in a classroom or a live virtual environment where the student, instructor, and materials interact in real-time. Examples are live classroom education or CAPCE F5 Virtual Instructor-led (VILT) courses.
Below is a chart of DE limits for each level.
# of CE Hours
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