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 Courses
- Clinical rotations
- Instructor courses (teach the teacher types of courses)
- Management or Leadership courses
- Performance of duty
- Preceptor hours
- Serving as a skills examiner
- Volunteer time with agencies.
- Unused continuing education hours from previous recertification cycle
- Continuing education completed before you gained full certification
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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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
One option you have for online education is CAPCE-approved courses. You can find a variety of online education providers through the CAPCE website. CAPCE is an organization that accredits online education. The CAPCE website is www.capce.org. To ...