EMS

In Connecticut, What do I need to become an EMR or EMT

In Connecticut, what do I need to become an EMR or EMT?

Connecticut follows the National Registration of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) program for both Emergency Medical Responders (EMR) and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT).  If you wish to apply for certification in another state, please review their guidelines and requirements noted with their Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS).   Emergency Medical Responder An EMR applicant must be …

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Why is my EMR or EMT paperwork taking so long to process? How long does it typically take?

If you have recently completed an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) program first, CONGRATULATIONS.  That is a huge accomplishment.   What happens next, takes some time.  In Connecticut, the state follows the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) guidelines and requires that you complete a written (cognitive) portion as well as …

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What Is The EMS System?

The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System is a network of highly skilled pre-hospital care providers. These providers deliver care, stabilization, and transportation to someone experiencing a Medical Emergency. EMS providers can be categorized into four separate certification levels: Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Advanced-EMT (AEMT) Paramedic EMS care can be delivered on …

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I Just Completed My Code One EMT Class, What’s Next?

First of all, congratulations!  Code One is proud to maintain the highest standards for its students.  Successful completion of your class is an accomplishment to be proud of.  That puts you one step closer to your goal of working in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS).  But what should your next steps be? Can I start …

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2021 Massachusetts EMS Recertification Guide

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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2021 Arkansas EMS Recertification Guide

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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2021 Connecticut EMS Recertification Guide

UPDATE: NREMT limits on distributive learning have been reinstated. Live hours may be completed through virtual instructor-led training offered in Code One’s Continuing Education program. Connecticut’s Office of Emergency Medical Services made several changes to the recertification process for state certified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). These substantive changes took effect January 1, 2020. We’ve outlined …

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