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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.

Maine Emergency Medical Services Department of Public Safety Requirements

Maine licensees must renew every 2 years. Maine EMS does not establish a maximum number of hours that can be completed online, however skill hours cannot be completed online. Chapter 5 § 5 (5)(C)(2)(F).

Requirements for Paramedics:

72 hours every two years. Chapter 5 § 5 (5)(C)(2)(F).Chapter 5 § 5 (5)(C)(2)(F). Distance CME recommends this program Refresher


Requirements for Advanced EMT (AEMT):

56 hours every two years. Chapter 5 § 5 (5)(C)(2)(F). Distance CME recommends this program Refresher


Requirements for EMT:

52 hours every two years. Chapter 5 § 5 (5)(C)(2)(F). Distance CME recommends this program Refresher


Requirements for EMR:

32 hours every two years. Chapter 5 § 5 (5)(C)(2)(F). Distance CME recommends this program Refresher


For more information visit: The Maine Emergency Medical Services Department of Public Safety

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