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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

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 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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