Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services Requirements

Kentucky has a two year licensure period. 

CE Requirements for EMTs and Paramedics

HIV/AIDS Training

The Kentucky Revised Statute 311A.110 places requirements on EMS Personnel to obtain and maintain Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Training. The course must be approved by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

KRS 311A.110 Educational course on AIDS for paramedics, first responders, and emergency medical technicians.

First Responder: 1 hour Disaster Management or Mass Casualty Incident. 2 hours in HIV/AIDS                                         

EMT: 1 hour Disaster Management or Mass Casualty Incident. 2 hours Airway Management.  3 hours Patient Assessment.  4 hours Medical or Behavioral Emergencies.  4 hours Trauma.  2 hours Obstetrics, OB-Gyn, or Pediatrics.  8 hours Elective Hours.                                                                                                             

AEMT:  12 hours may be in subject areas chosen by the AEMT and the remaining 36 hours shall include the following minimum contact hours and topics: 5 hours Preparatory, 5 hours Airway Management/Ventilation, 12 hours Medical/Cardiology, 8 hours Trauma, 4 hours in Special Considereations, 2 hours Operations                                                                                     

Parmedic: 30 hours of the 60 hours shall be obtained in the following areas: 2 hours Preparatory, 4 hours Airway Management, 5 hours Cardiac Management, 4 hours Medical or Behavioral Emergencies, 5 hours Trauma, 2 hours Obstetrics/Gynecology, 5 hours Pediatrics, 3 hours Operations.  

For more information visit: The Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services