Emergency Medical Services Vermont Department of Health Requirements

Vermont licensees must renew every 2 years. 
Beginning July 1, 2015, Vermont modeled the requirements for continuing education after the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians’ (NREMT) National Continued Competency Program (NCCP).  EMTs and paramedics recertifying must complete hours that meet the NREMT requirements as well as State and Local hour requirements.  18 V.S.A.§906(10)(F).
 
National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) to maintain NREMT certification and Vermont state licenses. 
 
Requirements for Paramedics:
 60 hours of continuing education every two years.  18 V.S.A.§906(10)(C).
 
Requirements for Advanced EMT:
50 hours of continuing education every two years.  18 V.S.A.§906(10)(C).
 
Requirements for EMT:
40 hours of continuing education every two years.  18 V.S.A.§906(10)(C).
 
Requirements for EMR:
16 hours of continuing education every two years.  18 V.S.A.§906(10)(C).
 

NOTE: Existing EMS providers who obtained their Vermont EMS license prior to the state’s adoption of the NREMT testing are allowed to renew their Vermont license by submitting documentation of continuing education in lieu of a NREMT certification. However, if they let their EMS license lapse, they must obtain a NREMT certification to reinstate it.

 

For more information visit: The Emergency Medical Services Vermont Department of Health