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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.

Department of Health Government of Puerto Rico Requirements

Paramedic and EMT licenses three (3) years after issuance. They can be renewed through the Registry of Health Professionals of the Department of Health for the same previous term. Article 17 (20 L.P.R.A. § 3467)

Requirements for Paramedics:

Maintain certification level through a refresher course based on the curriculum established by the Federal Department of Transportation OR complete 48 hours of continuing education. Article 17 (20 L.P.R.A. § 3467)(e) Distance CME recommends this program Refresher


Requirements for EMTs:

Maintain certification level through a refresher course based on the curriculum established by the Federal Department of Transportation OR complete 30 hours of continuing education. Article 17 (20 L.P.R.A. § 3467)(e) Distance CME recommends this program Refresher


For more information visit: Departamento De Salud Gobierno De Puerto Rico

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