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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.

New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services Requirements

EMT-Paramedic certifications expire every two (2) years on either June 30 or December 31, depending on the date of initial certification. N.J.A.C 8:41A-4.1(f). EMT-Basic certifications expire three (3) years from the date of issue. N.J.A.C 8:40-7.5(e).

Requirements for Paramedics:

48 hours of continuing education are required every 2 years. 8:41A-4.3. Distance CME recomends this program Refresher


Requirements for EMTs:

48 hours of continuing education every 3 years. N.J.A.C. 8:40A-7.5 (b) Distance CME recomends this program Refresher


For more information visit: The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

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