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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.
South Dakota Office of Emergency Medical Services Requirements
Continuing education hours must be earned and used within the same biennial recertification period (April 1st-March 31st). 44:05:03:05.07.
Requirements for Paramedics:
60 hours every two years. Chapter 36-4B-27. Distance CME recommends this program Refresher
Requirements for Advanced EMTs (AEMT):
50 hours every two years. Chapter 36-4B-27. 44:05:03:05.07. Distance CME recommends this program Refresher
Requirements for EMTs:
24 hours every two years. 44:05:03:05.07. Distance CME recommends this program Refresher
Requirements for EMRs:
16 hours every two years. 44:05:03:05.03. Distance CME recommends this program Refresher
For more information visit: The Office of Emergency Medical Services