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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.

Bureau of Emergency Medical Services Utah Department of Health Requirements

Utah licensees must renew every 4 years. Utah Administrative Code R426-5-300(1).

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:

144 hours of CME every four years R426-5-600(4)(e) Distance CME recomends this program Refresher


Requirements for EMD (Emergency Medical Dispatcher):

48 hours of CME every four years every four years R426-5-600(4)(f)


Requirements for Advanced EMTs (AEMT):

108 hours of CME every four years R426-5-600(4)(c) Distance CME recomends this program Refresher


Requirements for EMT-IA (Intermediate Advanced):

108 hours of CME every four years R426-5-600(4)(d) Distance CME recomends this program Refresher


Requirements for EMTs:

98 hours of CME every four years R426-5-600(4)(b) Distance CME recomends this program Refresher


Requirements for EMRs:

52 hours of CME every four years R426-5-600(4)(a) Distance CME recomends this program Refresher and Anytime


For more information visit: The Bureau of Emergency Medical Services Utah Department of Health

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