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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.

New Mexico Emergency Medical Systems Requirements

New Mexico EMS providers must renew their licenses every 2 years. Requirements for license renewals shall be completed by December 31. 7.27.28(M). New Mexico requirements may not match those of the national registry. 7.27.211(B).

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.

Requirements for EMT-P:

60 hours of continuing education. 7.27.211. Distance CME recomends this program Refresher


Requirements for EMT-Intermediate:

50 hours of continuing education. 7.27.211. Distance CME recomends this program Refresher


Requirements for EMT-B:

40 hours of continuing education. 7.27.211. Distance CME recomends this program Refresher


Requirements for EMR:

20 hours of continuing education. 7.27.211. Distance CME recommends these programs Refresher and Anytime


For more information visit: The New Mexico Emergency Medical System

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