Documentation of Continuing Education
You should have proof or documentation of any continuing education you plan on using for your recertification. Documentation should be retained for a minimum of five years.
You can upload documentation to your transcript at any time. By uploading or attaching documentation to courses listed on your transcript you have a storage center for your continuing education. Also, attaching documents at the time you enter a course keeps you from having to locate proof of education should you be selected for a random audit. In addition, if documentation is already attached processing time for an audit should be quicker.
Below is a list of accepted documentation you can attach as proof of your continuing education.
Accepted types of documentation:
- Certification of completion
o copies of standardized course cards are not accepted
- Rosters that includes all data elements and on the training provider’s letterhead and includes
training officer signature
- Data imported directly in the National Registry transcript from an approved, trusted source for
- Official transcript from an accredited school or university or state-approved EMS program
- Downloaded report of completed education through an educational provider or platform which
contains the name and signature of the verifying training officer
- Downloaded from the source directly and not a written letter of completion
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