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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.

Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board Requirements

Minnesota certifications must renew every 2 years.  §144E.28.  For recertification, an applicant shall submit one of the following:
  • Complete the United States Department of Transportation EMT refresher course and successful pass the practical skills test portion of the course OR
  • Complete the NCCP Model, which has been approved by the EMSRB Board
  • Completion of continuing education hours as listed below OR
National Continued Competency Requirement (NCCR) to maintain NREMT certification and Minnesota state licensure.

Requirements for Paramedics:

48 hours of continuing education every 2 years.  §144E.28, subd. 7(b)(2). Enroll in our ALS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


Requirements for Advanced EMT (AEMT):

48 hours of continuing education every 2 years.  §144E.28, subd. 7(b)(2).Enroll in our ALS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


Requirements for EMTs:

48 hours of continued education every 2 years.  §144E.28, subd. 7(a)(2). Enroll in our BLS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


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For more information visit: The Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board

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