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EMT recert question for all you EMT guys

Discussion in 'First Aid Station' started by ArkansasFan30, Jun 13, 2017.

  1. ArkansasFan30

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    I may be shaking a fruitless tree here, but...

    Do any of you know where one might buy a package of continuing education courses fulfilling the 40 hour National Continued Competency Program requirements for EMT-B renewal?

    Long story short, I maintained an EMT-B then EMT-P then back to EMT-B credential for 15 years and let it lapse last year with no regrets. I have time to get it back rather easily. I haven't worked in EMS since 2004 and still maintain no regrets, but I've developed an interest in renewing it (no valid reason why).
     
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  3. ArkansasFan30

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    My state follows that model. I let the National go. I'm not leaving Arkansas. I just wonder if there's a place to get vids or tests in one failed swoop to get the credit.
     
  4. AlteredMentalStatus

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    I checked the Arkansas EMS re-certification requirements for 12-24 months lapses, looks like you need to take a 24hour EMT refresher and 12 hours of addtional CE. You can get some online CEs at http://www.ems-ce.com/
     
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  5. ArkansasFan30

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    Thanks but policy changed just not the website. I called our very small EMS regulatory office just prior to posting this thread. It's all CME now.

    I've decided against this. It's impractical and demands too much time expense. I actually wanted to do only refreshers as in the past. In psychiatry, I don't get a lot of penetrating trauma experience, lol, but hey I've got a higher tier of license. I think I'll look for some TCCC-esque training occasionally and move on with my life.
     
  6. Russ Prechtl
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    Check out these folks (if you haven't already!) They have online videos and testing. IL recognizes it for CEU hours, so maybe AR will too.

    http://24-7.hsi.com/