Have distributive education limits been waived for recertification?
All EMTs, AEMTs and Paramedics due
to recertify on March 31, 2023, and beyond, and EMRs due to recertify on
September 30, 2023, and beyond, will have no limits on Distributive Education
(or online continuing education). The removal of limits now allows all four
levels of providers to accomplish continuing education online through any
state-accepted or CAPCE-accredited program. Of course, in-person continuing
education will continue to be accepted, too.
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 ...
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 ...
What is CAPCE education?
That is a great question. One option you have for online education is CAPCE approved courses. You can find a variety of online education providers through the CAPCE website, linked here: www.capce.org. CAPCE is an organization that accredits ...
What is accepted education?
There are several types of accepted education that include, but are not limited to, state-recognized continuing education for renewal of EMS license, CAPCE-accredited education, college courses, standardized courses, EMS initial education, and most ...
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 ...