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Although we strive to keep everything updated, please check with your state EMS Representative for the most current re-certification information.

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Emergency Medical Services Unit Requirements

Alaska EMT certifications expire every 2 years. An EMT-I’s recertification expires the second December 31. An EMT-II or EMT-III’s recertification expires on the second March 31. Title 7 AAC 26.000. Alaska MICP licenses are issued for a two-year period and expire December 31 of even-numbered years. Title 12 AAC 40.340.

Covid – 19 Updates

In this unprecedented time, states and the NREMT are trying to update policies to keep us safe while retaining the levels of education and certification. Please check with your state to ensure you have the most up-to-date requirements.

Requirements for MICP (Paramedics):

120 classroom hours of CME to include six hours specific to pediatrics every two years. Title 12 AAC 40.350. Mobile Intensive Care Paramedics are governed by the Alaska State Medical Board. Enroll in our Paramedic Recertification Bundle
to fulfill these requirements. This course also includes access to our Anytime CEU Program.


Requirements for EMT-III (AEMT):

48 hours of CME to include two hours specific to pediatrics every two years. Title 7 AAC 26.110. Enroll in our ALS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


Requirements for EMT-II (Intermediate):

48 hours of CME to include two hours specific to pediatrics every two years. Title 7 AAC 26.110. Enroll in our 48 Hour Live Paramedic Refresher
refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


Requirements for EMT-1 (EMT):

48 hours of CME to include two hours specific to pediatrics every two years. Title 7 AAC 26.110. Enroll in our 48 Hour Live Paramedic Refresher
refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


Requirements for ETT (EMR):

40 hours of state-approved initial training. Title 7 AAC 26.450 (4). For renewal information, contact the Alaska EMS Unit. Enroll in our BLS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


For more information visit: The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health, EMS Unit

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