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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.

Georgia Office of Emergency Medical Services Requirements

Georgia licensees must renew every 2 years. Georgia administrative code Chapter 551-9-2-.13. Licensees must complete 40 hours of continuing education. Continuing education credit must meet the following requirements:

  • 8 hours of pediatric topics
  • 4 hours of cardiovascular topics
  • 4 hours of trauma topics
  • 24 hours of general EMS topics

Requirements for Paramedics:

40 contact hours of continuing education every 2 years. Georgia administrative code Chapter 551-9-2-.13. Enroll in our ALS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


Requirements for AEMTs:

40 contact hours of continuing education every 2 years.  Georgia administrative code Chapter 551-9-2-.13. Enroll in our ALS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


Requirements for EMT-I:

40 contact hours of continuing education every 2 years.  Georgia administrative code Chapter 551-9-2-.13. Enroll in our ALS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


Requirements for EMTs:

40 contact hours of continuing education every 2 years.   Georgia administrative code Chapter 551-9-2-.13. Enroll in our BLS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


For more information visit: The Georgia Office of Emergency Medical Services

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