Month: March 2020

EMS Certification Expirations During COVID-19

Amidst rising COVID-19 infections, social distancing, and EMS agencies / hospitals operating under disaster protocols, a number of EMS certification and licensing agencies have made some modifications to expiration dates to ease the burden for responders. We’ve organized many of the changes for you to follow easily. National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) NREMT certifications for …

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2020 EMS Recertification in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services oversees the recertification process for EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic credentialed EMS providers. We’ve outlined the recertification process for Massachusetts, provided some helpful links, and answered frequently asked questions. Information on this page was accurate at time of publishing and is regularly reviewed and updated. Always confirm the rules, regulations, …

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AHA Recommendations during COVID-19

The American Heart Association (AHA) released new recommendations to employers last week regarding the extension of Provider level certification cards. Since many AHA Training Centers have suspended operations or drastically reduced the availability of classes due to COVID-19 concerns, the AHA is recommending that employers extend the expiration date for all certifications by 60 days. …

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COVID-19 Emergency Closing

It is with heavy hearts that we announce Code One is suspending all instructor-led courses beginning March 17. We are hopeful that we will be able to reopen, provided it is safe to do so, on April 4, 2020. Our Client Solutions Specialists are contacting all participants that are enrolled in cancelled courses to assist …

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2020 EMS Recertification in Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Health oversees the recertification process for EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic credentialed EMS providers. We’ve outlined the recertification process for Arkansas, provided some helpful links, and answered frequently asked questions. Information on this page was accurate at time of publishing and is regularly reviewed and updated. Always confirm the rules, regulations, and processes …

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Corona Virus – Demystifying the Facts

We’ve probably all been bombarded ad nauseam about Corona Virus the past few weeks.  Maybe you’ve heard several different theories about its origin, how easily it can be contracted, how it spreads, etc.  These can all be confusing especially when combined with anecdotal or “sketchy” information. This can lead to increased fear, anxiety, and spread …

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2021 EMT Recertification in Connecticut

Updated January 21, 2021 UPDATE: Connecticut OEMS and NREMT have temporarily lifted limits on distributive learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. All 40 hours currently can be completed using distributive (pre-recorded) courses available through Code One’s Continuing Education program. Connecticut’s Office of Emergency Medical Services made several changes to the recertification process for state certified Emergency …

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EMT Recertification Steps for Virginia

Virginia utilizes the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) for all levels of EMS providers. Virginia EMS Providers must obtain NREMT certification for their initial certification but are not required to maintain NREMT to maintain Virginia certification. EMS providers do not need to complete any additional education requirements to renew their …

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