Pennsylvania Department of Health Requirements

Renewal periods:

First Responder: Every 3 years

EMT: Every 3 years

Paramedic: Annually

CE Requirements for EMTs and Paramedics

First Responder: 16 hours of continuing education credits every three (3) years. Eight (8) hours must be medical/trauma.

                                                        
EMT: 24 hours of continuing education credits every three (3) years. Twelve (12) of those hours must be in medical/trauma.

                                
Paramedic: 18 hours of continuing education every year. Nine (9) of those hours must be in medical/trauma.

For more information visit the Pennsylvania Department of Health