This Online EMT Refresher course is brought to you through a partnership with the EMS Training Institute. Please visit the EMS Training Institute web site for more details.
Take your EMT Refresher course completely online at your own pace. You have the option to purchase a textbook with this training as well as skills testing. Safety Unlimited, Inc. offers the busy EMT the ability to complete the required 24 hours of refresher training online and at anytime. This course meets local and state requirements for California. This course qualifies for Instructor based training.
This course counts as a complete EMT Refresher Course for current or expired (within the past 2 years) EMTs in California who need to complete 24 hours of EMT refresher training or continuing education. Select "EMT Refresher Certificate" during the enrollment process.
Also needed is a valid CPR certification and California EMT Skills Testing, which is scheduled monthly in Simi Valley, California or can be provided by a certified instructor in your area.Other State Certified EMTs
Each State EMS Agency establishes it's own specific EMT certification requirements many of which simply utilize the certification process of the NREMT (see below for how this course applies to NREMTs).
Additionally, local EMS agencies, EMS Providers and Medical Directors can establish higher standards and requirements. Please contact your EMS Agency for specific recertification requirements. State EMS Agencies Information
Note – This course is not accepted for State recertification for Arizona or Nevada EMTs, but DOES APPLY to Arizona and Nevada EMTs looking for NREMT recertification as described below.
This course applies to those people who have failed the initial National Registry EMT exam 3 times anywhere in the U.S. and require an EMT Refresher Course to retest an additional 3 times. Select "EMT Refresher Certificate" during the enrollment process.
Note – The NREMT Exam must be passed within 2 years of completion date of initial EMT Training. Also needed is a valid CPR certification and NREMT Skills Testing (within the past 12 months).Expired NREMTs
This course applies as an EMT Refresher Course for expired NREMT Certified EMTs who want to be eligible to take the NREMT exam. Select "EMT Refresher Certificate" during the enrollment process.
Note – NREMT expiration must have been less than 2 years unless a State EMT card was maintained anywhere in the US. If greater than 2 years, initial EMT training course must be retaken.Currently Certified NREMTs
Those currently certified as NREMTs have three options to recertify before their certification expires.
Note – Current NREMTs must be actively working within an emergency medical service, rescue service, or patient health care facility using your EMT-Basic/EMT skills.
|Refresher + CE Model|
|This option requires 24 hours of refresher training (10 of which can be taken online) and 48 hours of Continuing Education (CE) training (24 of which can be taken online). This course applies as 24 hours (10 Refresher + 14 CE). Select "EMT Refresher Certificate" during the enrollment process.|
|CE only Model|
|This option requires 72 hours of CE training (24 of which must include the United States DOT National Standards Curriculum Topics) of which 24 can be taken online. This course applies as 24 hours of CE. Select "Continuing Education Certificate" during the enrollment process.|
|Test only Model|
|Certified EMS professionals may make one attempt to demonstrate continued cognitive competency by taking an examination (in lieu of documenting continuing education) within six months of their expiration date (October 1 through March 31).|
|*Check your state EMS Authority for any possible additional requirements.|
|Entirely Online — The Paramedic Refresher training is taken entirely online from any computer that has high speed internet and meets our basic system requirements. There is no classroom to attend, no travel required.||Self-Paced — For your convenience, start and stop as often as you want to break the training up over a longer period. Our system will track your progress, enabling you to resume where you left off upon your next login.|
|Certificate — Immediately upon completion of your Paramedic Refresher training, download, save, or print a certificate. Sample certificate.||2 Certificates to Choose From — This course can be taken as a Refresher Course, or for Continuing Education (CE) credit.|
|24 Months to Complete — Take up to twenty-four months to complete your Paramedic Refresher training. Longer times available upon special request.*||Instructor Hotline — Interact with our instructor by using our instructor hotline or email us your questions. Responses will typically take an hour and are guaranteed within 24 hours.|
|Fully Narrated — Follow right along as our narrator talks you through the entire class.||24/7 Telephone Support — Telephone support is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, including holidays.|
This course consists of 28 sections broken down into 7 modules. Students are required to take each section in sequential order as listed below. There is no final exam.
This course has 7 module exams based upon the 7 modules. Each exam consists of 25 questions randomly selected from a large pool of questions. An 75% score or better is required to pass each exam. If a student does not pass the exam the first time, they may retake the exam as many times as necessary in order to pass. Again, there is no final exam.
|2||Navigating the Course|
|3||Completing the Course|
|4||Chapter 1 - Introduction to the EMS Systems|
|5||Chapter 2 - The Well-Being of the EMT-Basic|
|6||Chapter 3 - Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues|
|7||Chapter 4 - The Human Body|
|8||Chapter 5 - Lifting and Moving Patients|
|Module 1 Exam|
|9||Chapter 6 - Airway Management|
|Module 2 Exam|
|10||Chapter 7 - Scene Size-Up, Initial Assessment, Baseline Vitals,
and SAMPLE History
|11||Chapter 8 - Assessment of the Trauma Patient|
|12||Chapter 9 - Assessment of the Medical Patient|
|13||Chapter 10 - Assessment of Pediatric and Geriatric Patients|
|14||Chapter 11 - Communication and Documentation|
|Module 3 Exam|
|15||Chapter 12 - General Pharmacology|
|16||Chapter 13 - Respiratory Emergencies|
|17||Chapter 14 - Cardiac Emergencies|
|18||Chapter 15 - Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status|
|19||Chapter 16 - Allergies|
|20||Chapter 17 - Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies|
|21||Chapter 18 - Environmental Emergencies|
|22||Chapter 19 - Behavioral Emergencies|
|23||Chapter 20 - Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Module 4 Exam|
|24||Chapter 21 - Bleeding and Shock|
|25||Chapter 22 - Soft Tissue Injuries|
|26||Chapter 23 - Musculoskeletal Injuries|
|27||Chapter 24 - Injuries to the Head and Spine|
|Module 5 Exam|
|28||Chapter 25 - Infants and Children|
|Module 6 Exam|
|29||Chapter 26 - Ambulance Operations|
|30||Chapter 27 - Gaining Access and Rescue|
|31||Chapter 28 - Special Operations|
|Module 7 Exam|
|33||Student Information Verification|
This course is brought to you by Safety Unlimited, Inc. through a partnership with the EMS Training Institute. The EMS Training Institute issues the certification.
This 24 Hour EMT Refresher Course is certified by the state of California (provider #56-0013) and the Ventura County EMS Agency (provider #56-0013), and meets the state and NREMT requirements for EMT Refresher training.
Each state sets its own standard for what is required for EMT Refresher Training and which courses are accepted. This course meets the National EMS Scope of Practice Model, which is the minimum standard for all states.
Please check with your local State EMS Agency to see if this course applies in your state.
APPROVED EMT AND PARAMEDIC REFRESHER PROGRAM #20598 -- School Code #41500904
"As per California Assembly bill number: AB 1525, EMS Training Institute, Inc. has entered into a voluntary agreement with the Director of Consumer Affairs pursuant to paragraph (3) of subdivision (b) of Section 1 of this act. This was done in lieu of the regulations of the Bureau of Post Secondary and Vocational Education."
APPROVED TRAINING CENTER #CA20584
BASIC LIFE SUPPORT / ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT CONTINUING EDUCATION PROVIDER APPROVAL NUMBER #56-0013
Approved EMT-Basic (1) Education Program
Sacramento County Emergency Medical Services Agency
Approved EMT-Basic (1) Education Program
California State approved EMT Initial / Refresher school; approved BLS/ALS Continuing Education Provider #56-0013
*Check your state EMS Authority for any possible additional requirements.
While this course counts as a complete EMT Refresher Course for current or expired (within the past 2 years) EMTs in California, also needed is a valid CPR certification and EMT Skills Testing, which is scheduled monthly in Simi Valley, California or can be provided by a certified instructor in your area.
Each State EMS Agency establishes it's own specific EMT certification requirements many of which simply utilize the certification process of the NREMT.
Additionally, local EMS agencies, EMS Providers and Medical Directors can establish higher standards and requirements. Please contact your EMS Agency for specific recertification requirements.
ONLINE TRAINING CAN ASSIST IN AN EMT'S TRAINING, IT IS EQUALLY IMPORTANT THAT EMT'S RECEIVE HANDS-ON TRAINING.
You have the option to purchase a textbook with this training as well as skills testing. Safety Unlimited, Inc. offers the busy EMT the ability to complete the required 24 hours of refresher training online and at anytime. This course meets local and state requirements for California. This course qualifies for Instructor based training.Read more about the textbook.
|Course Pricing With Optional Textbook||Add on Price|
|$130 /$155 Rush Shipping|
|Optional Skills Testing (if purchased with the online course)|
|Optional Skills Testing (if purchased separately)|
Below are some frequently asked questions specific to this course.
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Q - How long will this course take to complete?
A - Our courses are set up to take a specific amount of time. Some students may get through the training more quickly, while others may actually take longer to complete their training. Remember, this training should be used as an intricate tool in the context of an overall training program; it can be combined with other training throughout the year in order to meet any hour requirements needed.
Q -Do I have to finish the course in one sitting?
A - No, our courses are designed so you can start and stop as needed, allowing you to break the training up over a longer period of time. Our system will keep track of your progress, enabling you to resume where you left off upon your next login. It is important that once you start a section, you complete that section or you will need to start that section over from the beginning upon your return.
Q - Can I take the course from more than one computer?
A - Yes, you can take the online portion by signing in with your username and password from any location and computer with high-speed internet access. However, each computer does need to meet our basic system requirements for viewing our online courses.
Q - Will I receive a certificate for this course?
A - Yes, once you have completed a course, you are able to download, save or print a certificate of completion from your student account.
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