What are the requirements to recertify?

What are the requirements to recertify?

It is great that you are showing interest in recertifying. You can recertify, or renew your national certification, using continuing education or recertification by exam (RBE). Below you will find options with useful information to help you.  

 

OPTION A   

As mentioned above, you can use continuing education to meet the hour requirements for your national, local, and individual components. All education must be completed by your recertification expiration, which is listed on your account and your electronic card.  

 

For EMR providers, all education must be completed by the September 30 of the year their certification expires.  

 

For EMT, AEMT and Paramedic providersall education must be completed by the March 31 of the year their certification expires.   


           

 

OPTION B   

If recertification by exam applies to you, you will need to successfully complete the cognitive exam at your level of certification. You only have one attempt at the exam, but upon successful completion, you can complete your renewal by submitting a completed abbreviated form.  

    • Related Articles

    • 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 ...
    • 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 continuing education is not accepted?

      Unfortunately, not all continuing education efforts are accepted.          Below you will find the sources of education that cannot be applied toward recertification, state licensed entry, or lapsed entry pathway requirements:     1.     Duplicate ...
    • How do I assign continuing education?

      Continuing education is a great step in the advancement of your career. Once you have entered education on your transcript, you will need to assign the education to your recertification application. You will assign education on your Manage Education ...
    • Can I use college courses for continuing education?

      Applying certain college courses for continuing education can be possible. If applicable, some college courses are accepted towards meeting your renewal requirements. These possibilities include, but are not limited to, anatomy, biology, ...