Fulfill your Paramedic, EMT, or EMR state requirements in one place.

Distance CME powered by Relias, offers continuing education courses for Oregon Paramedics, EMTs, and EMRs 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.

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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.

Oregon Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems Requirements

The licenses of EMRs expire on June 30 of even-numbered years. OAR333-265-0045(1). The licenses of EMTs, Advanced EMTs, EMT-Intermediates and Paramedics expire on June 30 of odd-numbered years. OAR333-265-0045(2).
National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) to maintain NREMT certification and Oregon state licenses.

Requirements for Paramedics:

48 hours of continuing education or complete all requirements of the National Registry. OAR333-265-0100(8)(a-b). Enroll in our ALS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


Requirements for Advanced EMT (AEMT):

36 hours of continuing education or complete all requirements of the National Registry for AEMT recertification. Administrative Code 333-265-0100(6)(a-b). Enroll in our ALS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


Requirements for EMT-Intermediate:

36 hours of continuing education. Administrative Code 333-265-0100(7). Enroll in our ALS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


Requirements for EMT:

24 hours of continuing education or complete the National Registry for EMR recertification. Administrative Code 333-265-0100(5)(a-b). Enroll in our BLS NCCP + Anytime refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


Requirements for EMR:

12 hours of continuing education or complete the National Registry for EMR recertification. Administrative Code 333-265-0100(4)(a-b). Enroll in our 18 Hour NREMR Refresher refresher course to fulfill these requirements.


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