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The certification topic contains news and information about EMS certification and outlines the current trends and what the future may hold for EMS providers.

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The Rwandan Ministry of Health’s Jean Marie Uwitonze and Dr. Sudha Jayaraman discuss the jewel in the crown of African Ambulance Services
Join NREMT leaders Bill Seifarth, Kevin Mackey and Maia Dorsett as they answer question about this dramatic period of events
Wethersfield officials, EMS association are at odds over the proposed replacement of Aetna Ambulance
The web portal was launched to guide candidates through the new AEMT and paramedic certification examinations set to begin on July 1, 2024
The Massena Fire Department’s program offers hands-on training, including CPR, basic trauma care, patient assessment and emergency medical procedures
Los Alamitos High School will use the simulator in its training to prepare students for EMT certification
Tampa Firefighter Andrew Dixon was at the center of allegations of racism in the department last year
Tri-Township Fire and Rescue fire chief required EMTs to become Advanced EMTs
Eight countries currently use the IPR exam process to certify providers as Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technicians or Paramedic
Task force members discussed funding, salaries, regulations and community paramedicine
Oskaloosa Fire Department Captain Dan Hoy says the push for certification comes out of a desire to serve the community in as many capacities as possible
The East Peoria Fire Department has joined others in dropping a pre-hire EMS certification requirement
Legislation that can increase the number of EMTs in the field faces scrutiny about the impact of traumatic calls on young people
Bloomington’s new policy removes the paramedic licensing requirement to help increase the applicant pool
House Bill 404 ensures the the Department of Health considers a veteran’s training related to emergency medical services
The Texas Department of State Health Services found the medic did not adhere to protocols and compromised the patient’s condition
Manchester-by-the-Sea firefighters had one of their fire engines certified as carrying ALS care
Hanceville firefighters responded to a cardiac arrest call in January after receiving ALS training, certification
The Springdale Volunteer Fire Department is able to send EMS-certified personnel to medical emergencies
Bill by Rep. Dane Watro would streamline the certification process for veterans with medic training
Waverly Fire Rescue signed a second EMS contract and is working on ALS accreditation to meet the increasing call volume
A Muncie fire captain engaged recruits in scheme to text test questions and answers for the National Registry EMT exam
Bill would prohibit the State Board of Health from requiring a college degree for licensure as a paramedic
The nonprofit offered free certifications at FDIC
The NREMT and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security are investigating Muncie Fire Department staffers
The suspension “was a little surprising and a bit demoralizing,” said Marcy Trubshaw, Eagle Point captain and EMS service director
More than 500,000 providers are currently at the EMR, EMT, AEMT or paramedic level
State investigators found that Guard Well Medical Transportation failed to ensure its vehicles were properly staffed during transports and failed to properly train its employees