Candidates testing in a practical examination must have completed a Connecticut OEMS approved Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) or Emergency Medical Technician course within 2 years of their exam date, are reinstating an expired Connecticut or NREMT certification, or are completing the examination for endorsement as an EMR or EMT. Candidates are tested on five required skill stations – medical assessment, trauma assessment, random (joint immobilization, long bone immobilization, or bleeding control / shock), CPR/AED, and airway management.
Examination Rules and Requirements
Candidates must have completed their initial EMT program within two years of the examination date.
Candidates must arrive by their assigned exam time. Candidates arriving after the exam time will NOT be admitted into the examination and will forfeit their examination fee!
Talking, outside papers such as NREMT skill sheets and notes, electronic devices, weapons, and books are not permitted in the testing or staging areas. Please leave these items in your vehicle or at the front desk. Code One is not responsible for items left at the examination.
What to Wear to Your Examination: Candidates must not wear any clothing that identifies them to an organization, agency, or department (i.e. Fire Department shirts). No hats will be permitted in the examination. Clothing should also be appropriate for the movements and activities being performed (skirts and low cut shirts will not be permitted). Those dressed inappropriately will be required to change attire prior to the start time of the test.
What to Bring to Your Examination: Test candidates MUST bring one form of identification to the examination that must be current and valid, contain a photo and a signature, and be a U.S. or State official ID such as a Passport, Military ID, Driver’s License, or Official Student ID.
Any candidate that does not comply with the above rules will be dismissed from the examination and will forfeit their examination fee and test results.
Requesting Special Accommodations: Testing Accommodations may only be provided with authorization from OEMS in advance of the examination. Documentation supporting the need for accommodation must be supplied with the requests. All requests for special accommodation must be made no less than ten (10) business days prior to the examination.