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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.

North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Service Requirements

North Carolina licensees must renew their license every four years. North Carolina requires licensees to hold a valid North Carolina, NREMT, or other state EMS credential. 10A NCAC 13P .0504.

National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) to maintain NREMT certification and North Carolina state licenses.

Requirements for Paramedics:

120 hours of continuing education every four years. 10A NCAC 13P .0501 (e). Distance CME recomends this program Refresher


Requirements for Advanced EMT (AEMT):

100 hours of continuing education every four years. 10A NCAC 13P .0501 (e). Distance CME recomends this program Refresher


Requirements for EMT:

80 hours of continuing education every four years. 10A NCAC 13P .0501 (e). Distance CME recomends this program Refresher


Requirements for EMR:

32 hours of continuing education every four years. 10A NCAC 13P .0501 (e). Distance CME recomends this program Refresher and  Anytime


For more information visit: The North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services

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