Delaware EMS Recertification Process

2022 Delaware EMS Recertification Process

The State Of Delaware provides guidance on certification and recertification for EMS Providers. We’ve outlined the recertification process for Delaware, provided some helpful links, and answered frequently asked questions.

Information on this page was accurate at time of publishing (February 2022) and is regularly reviewed and updated. Always confirm the rules, regulations, and processes with your local EMS authorities. If you notice any inaccurate or out-of-date information, please let us know so we can make corrections.

DELAWARE EMS RECERTIFICATION GUIDE

Does Delaware follow the NREMT’S NCCP Model?

The State of Delaware does follow the NREMT’s NCCP model. The requirements and application for certification and recertification of EMS providers in the state of Delaware can be found here. Information regarding the NREMT recertification can be found at the following:  EMR | EMT | AEMT | Paramedic.

Get started now with Code One’s Online EMT Recertification Program

Do I need to renew my Delaware Certification and my National Registry EMT? 

Yes, Re-Certification for both the National Registry and the State of Delaware is not automatic.

Both require an application to be completed by the expiration date of certification to maintain active status as an EMT.

What about CPR/ AED requirements for EMS recertification?

A list of approved BLS level CPR /AED courses is developed by the Delaware Office of Emergency Medical Services and approved by the Delaware State Fire Prevention Commission which may be found here. Here at Code One Training Solutions, we offer a hybrid program known as BEACON which is fully compliant with Delaware State CPR/AED training requirements. 

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ONLINE RECERTIFICATION WITH CODE ONE:

Code One offers Online NREMT Recertification courses for each level of EMS Provider:

  • Online EMT Recertification Course – Consists of 40 hours of online content which satisfies all continuing education requirements. Participants attend 16 hours (or more if desired) of training as live (F5) virtual instructor-led courses in an online webinar. Live courses are scheduled weekdays between 10am and 6pm with 5 courses offered per day (additional evening and weekend sessions are scheduled during February and March). The remaining 24 hours are pre-recorded distributive education (F3) which may be completed anytime. Register Here
  • Online AEMT Recertification Course – Consists of 50 hours of online content which satisfies all continuing education requirements. Participants attend 21.5 hours (or more if desired) of training as live (F5) virtual instructor-led courses in an online webinar. Live courses are scheduled weekdays between 10am and 6pm with 5 courses offered per day (additional evening and weekend sessions are scheduled during February and March). The remaining 28.5 hours are pre-recorded distributive education (F3) which may be completed anytime. Register Here
  • Online Paramedic Recertification Course – Consists of 60 hours of online content which satisfies all continuing education requirements. Participants attend 25 hours (or more if desired) of training as live (F5) virtual instructor-led courses in an online webinar. Live courses are scheduled weekdays between 10am and 6pm with 5 courses offered per day (additional evening and weekend sessions are scheduled during February and March). The remaining 35 hours are pre-recorded distributive education (F3) which may be completed anytime. Register Here

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

CAN I COMPLETE ALL OF MY CONTINUING EDUCATION ONLINE?

Yes. Code One’s Online EMT Recertification course provides all required continuing education hours in a flexible virtual format. Participants complete a combination of scheduled live courses in a virtual conference room and distributive pre-recorded courses which may be completed at any time.

BUT WHAT ABOUT THE LIMITS ON DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION?

EMT Recertification limits distributive education (pre-recorded) course hours. Virtual instructor-led training (VILT) courses are conducted in real-time via webinar and are approved in the F5 category by the NREMT. There is no limit for hours that can be obtained through VILT.

WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE FOR LIVE VIRTUAL INSTRUCTOR-LED TRAINING THROUGH THE ONLINE EMT RECERTIFICATION COURSE?

Live courses are scheduled on weekdays from 10am to 6pm with five courses offered per day. There are additional evening and Saturday sessions scheduled during February and March. Most classes are one hour in length.

IF I RENEW MY NREMT CERTIFICATION, DO I STILL NEED TO GET A STATE CERTIFICATION?

EMTs need a state certification to practice. The EMT can easily submit their updated NREMT certification through the state licensing portal to obtain updated state EMT certification.

NREMT: EMR | EMT | AEMT | Paramedic

Delaware’s State Fire Prevention Commission

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