Documentation of Continuing Education

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: 
  1. Certification of completion 
    1. copies of standardized course cards are not accepted 
  2. Rosters that includes all data elements on the training provider’s letterhead and includes training officer signature 
  3. Data imported directly in the National Registry transcript from an approved, trusted source for continuing education 
  4. Official transcript from an accredited school or university or state-approved EMS program 
  5. Downloaded report of completed education through an educational provider or platform which contains the name and signature of the verifying training officer 
    1. Downloaded from the source directly and not a written letter of completion

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