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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.

Rhode Island Department of Health, Emergency Medical Services Requirements

Licenses must be renewed by December 31st of all even numbered years. (i.e.; 2014; 2016 etc.)

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:

Current registration as an EMT-Paramedic with the NREMT. R23-4.1-EMS.7.6 DistanceCME recommends this program ALS NCCP + Anytime

Requirements for EMTs:

Applicants for EMT B, I or C licensure renewal must complete a department-approved EMT refresher course or have current registration as an EMT-B by NREMT. R23-4.1-EMS.7.4 DistanceCME recommends this program BLS NCCP + Anytime

For more information visit: The Rhode Island Board of Emergency Medical Services

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