Kaplan Continuing Education Launches Fire & Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division

Led by Steven Katz, M.D., FACEP, EMT-P, the Kaplan Continuing Education Fire & EMS Division provides EMT online training for re-certification courses and EMS continuing education credits for all 50 States

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.--(Business Wire)--Kaplan Continuing Education (KCE) has launched a Fire & Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division with the assistance of Florida Professional Firefighters Medical Director and former National Paramedic Institute president Dr. Steven Katz. Kaplan’s online continuing education courses offer EMT CEUs online for students recertifying their state certifications. The new division was created to provide established fire and EMS professionals high quality online EMT, paramedic and fire training for continuing education programs.

KCE’s Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) and paramedic online training for CEUs and recertification courses are led by expert instructors and provide case-based continuing education. Specifically, Kaplan’s online training for EMT and paramedic recertification courses are designed using real situations and firefighters, EMS personnel and emergency physicians. In addition to EMT recertification training, KCE’s EMS division provides online continuing education courses for first responders and paramedics.

The EMS division is led by Dr. Steven Katz, M.D., FACEP, and EMT-P who became part of Kaplan Continuing Education upon Kaplan’s acquisition of the National Paramedic Institute in 2008.

“The continuing education courses we offer to earn EMT and paramedic CEUs online are second to none. We utilize real case-based scenarios that are relevant to today’s EMS professional in the field,” said Dr. Steven Katz. “In joining with Kaplan Continuing Education, the new division is positioned to be among the leading providers for EMT and paramedic training for CEUs Online. We plan on continuing to expand and grow our online courses and EMT and paramedic recertification programs.”

About Dr. Steven Katz

Dr. Steven Katz is a graduate of the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn where he received his Doctor of Medicine degree. He is currently the Emergency Department Medical Director at Memorial Hospital West in Pembroke Pines, Florida and Associate Medical Director of Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

About Kaplan Continuing Education
Kaplan Continuing Education (KCE) provides online educational services and training to professionals. The Company is dedicated to providing quality and accessible employee training and development to today's busy professionals. KCE offers certificate programs in key areas of business, finance, health care, information technology, and fire and EMS to help you build a stronger, more knowledgeable team. These online training for recertification programs for Fire & EMT CEUs satisfy all 50 states requirements. For more information about these programs, contact

About Kaplan University
Kaplan University, of which KCE is a part, offers a different school of thought for higher education. It strives to provide, student-centered education that prepares them for careers in some of the fastest-growing industries. The University is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). Kaplan University offers more than 100 academic programs and currently serves more than 48,000 online and on-ground students. To learn more about Kaplan University, visit

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