What is distributive education?
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
some distributive education examples include but are not limited
to, journal article reviews, videos, and some online courses.
live, non-distributive education course is one in which a live instructor may
be physically present in a classroom or a live virtual environment where the
student, instructor, and materials interact in real-time. Some
non-distributive education examples are live classroom education or CAPCE
F5 Virtual Instructor-led (VILT) courses.
to the chart below that breaks down the DE limits for each
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 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 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 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 ...