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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.
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.)
National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) to maintain NREMT certification.
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