Florida Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services Requirements

All EMTs and Paramedics must complete:

CE: 30 hours of refresher courses every two years to include adult and pediatric education and include:

  • Two (2) hours in pediatric emergencies

 

For EMTs ONLY, a current CPR card

For Paramedics ONLY, a current ACLS card.

Effective January 1, 2016, paramedic candidates will take the NREMT exam to gain Florida certification.
 
Current certificates expire at midnight, Eastern Time, on December 01, 2016.

For more information visit The Florida Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.