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Distance CME, powered by Relias, offers continuing education and relicensure courses for Massachusetts Paramedics, EMTs, AEMTs, and EMRs that are CAPCE accredited and NREMT approved. Distance CME courses are accepted by the National Registry as an F-5 VILT course hour for hour. Take all your recertification hours 100% online and they count just like they would if you were sitting in a classroom in front of an instructor. Eliminate time traveling to classes and being away from work. Plus, Distance CME now accepts payments by PayPal Credit. Get approved today and pay for courses over time, interest-free for the first 6 months.

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

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.

Click on the below link to view a Memo from MA OEM

MA EMS COVID Memo

Requirements for Paramedics:

60 hours of continuing education every two years 105 CMR 170.840(C)(2)(b). Enroll in our  MA ALS BUNDLE refresher course to fulfill these requirements. (NOTE: MA OEM Requires your state hours (LCCR) to be 100% live, this program only gives you the live hours for the National (NCCR) Component and Distributive hours) To fulfil these LCCR live hours requirements we recomend adding individual ALS courses that are not part of our ALS NCCP bundle.


Requirements for AEMT:

50 hours of continuing education every two years 105 CMR 170.820(C)(2)(b). Enroll in our MA ALS BUNDLE refresher course to fulfill these requirements. (NOTE: MA OEM Requires your state hours (LCCR) to be 100% live, this program only gives you the live hours for the National (NCCR) Component and Distributive hours) To fulfil these LCCR live hours requirements we recomend adding individual ALS courses that are not part of our ALS NCCP bundle.


Requirements for EMT-Basics:

40 hours of continuing education every two years 105 CMR 170.810(C)(2)(b). Enroll in our MA MA BLS BUNDLE refresher course to fulfill these requirements. (NOTE: MA OEM Requires your state hours (LCCR) to be 100% live, this program only gives you the live hours for the National (NCCR) Component and Distributive hours) To fulfil these LCCR live hours requirements we recomend adding individual ALS courses that are not part of our BLS NCCP bundle.


For more information visit: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health Office of Emergency Medical Services

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