Complete all of your EMS recertification requirements in one place.

Distance CME™ provides live distance learning courses designed to provide quality and convenient education for the busy EMS professional. Our classes meet the NREMT’s requirement for live (VILT) learning – – 100% online, 100% live. Distance CME powered by Relias is nationally accredited by CAPCE, NREMT, and state approved.

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.

National EMS Recertification Requirements

At Distance CME™, our refresher and NCCR courses are live and interactive, and therefore meet all didactic requirements. All hours can be applied toward your National Registry re-certification. This is the ONLY place on the web where you can find a live course with true flexibility of scheduling to meet your busy schedule.

How it works: Sign up for the course. Check the calendar. Courses are offered days, nights, weekdays, and weekends to accommodate all schedules and times zones. Courses are taught in short, manageable blocks. Log on and take the courses one block at a time and in any order you choose. Once you finish the course hours, you are done. Print out your transcript, and submit it to National Registry. Enrollments are good for up to 24 months or course completion, whichever comes first. Plan ahead, and enjoy completing the courses at your own pace.

State Requirements

Please select your state from the drop-down list near the top of the page to view your state-specific requirements. Distance CME powered by Relias makes every effort to ensure current information. However, as CE licensing requirements change frequently, we recommend you contact your licensing board (links provided) or accrediting organization to verify CE requirements of your state or territory.

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OnCourse Learning a Relias Company is an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE) provider number (GANN0031).

CAPCE was formerly known as the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).

OnCourse Learning a Relias Company is also approved by PA DOH BEMS (13-0928) the Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Tennessee (provider # 50-1489). Because the Florida Bureau of EMS approves each course separately, please see each course for details of the approval.

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