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Distance CME by OnCourse Learning offers continuing education courses that are nationally accredited by CECBEMS/CAPCE and the PA DOH BEMS. In addition, Distance CME is accepted by the National Registry as an F-5 VILT course, and are accepted hour for hour. Take the entire 48-hour refresher, 24-hour Refresher, NCCP/NCCR, or Critical Care courses 100% online and your hours count just like they would if you were sitting in a classroom in front of an instructor. Eliminate travel and sitting in classes taking time off from work.

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

Hawaii State Department of Health Requirements

Paramedics and EMTs in Hawaii must recertify every two (2) years by January 31st of the even-numbered year. HI AR §16-85-3

National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) to maintain NREMT certification and Hawaii state licenses.

Requirements for Paramedics:

Valid NREMT Paramedic (or greater) certification HI AR §16-85-55 (a) OR Distance CME recommends this program Refresher

72 hours that includes 48 hours of paramedic refresher training and 24 hours of CE from subjects listed in HI AR 16-85-56(b) every two years. HI AR §16-85-55 (b)(2) Distance CME recommends this program Refresher


Requirements for EMT-Bs:

Valid NREMT-AEMT (or greater) certification HI AR §16-85-55 (a) OR Distance CME recommends this program Refresher

72 hours that includes 24 hours of a state-approved EMT refresher training and 48 hours of CE from subjects listed in HI AR 16-85-56(b) every two years. HI AR §16-85-55 (b)(1) Distance CME recommends this program Refresher


For more information visit: Hawaii Department of Health, Emergency Medical Services

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