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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).

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 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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