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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.)
Requirements for Paramedics:
Current registration as an EMT-Paramedic with the NREMT. R23-4.1-EMS.7.6 Distance CME recommends this program Refresher
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 Distance CME recommends this program Refresher
For more information visit: The Rhode Island Board of Emergency Medical Services