Other Continuing Education
Other continuing education options that providers can use towards recertification hours can be but are not limited to the following: attending EMS conferences, college courses, higher level EMS courses, nursing, medical school, or other healthcare-related professionals continuing education.
All Education Must Be:
- Applicable to EMS
- Patient Care Related
- Completed within your Recertification Cycle
- Applicable to your scope of practice as a provider in the field
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You can renew using continuing education or recertification by exam. OPTION A Using continuing education, requirements included National, Local and Individual components. You will need to meet the total number of hours in order to renew your ...
Fire Service Continuing Education
If you work as an EMS provider for a primarily fire-based service, you may still be able to use training completed with your agency towards your renewal requirements. You cannot use equipment training, such as fire extinguishers, hose training, ...
Not Accepted Continuing Education
You can use a variety of options for continuing education. However, not all forms of continuing education are accepted towards your recertification requirements. The following cannot be applied toward recertification requirements: Duplicate ...
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 ...
In-service or Agency Continuing Education
A common form of education in EMS is continuing education hours offered through your agency or employer. Education completed this way may be referred to as in-service training (IST). The education can be offered as in-person training or via online ...