Emergency Medical Services Vermont Department of Health Requirements

Renewal occurs annually. All VT EMS certifications issued after March 1, 2011 are timed to expire 3 months after the national EMS certification for that level. EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate and EMT-Paramedic certifications issued after March 1, 2011 expire on June 30; all First Responder-ECA certifications expire December 31.

CE Requirements for EMTs and Paramedics
                                                                 
First Responder/ECA: 12 hours                                                                
EMT-B: 24 hours (3/1/12 - 2/28/13)
EMT-I-90: 10 I-90 hours (3/1/11 - 2/29/11); 24 additional CE hours and 10 I-90 hours  (3/1/12 - 2/28/13)
EMT-I-03: 16 I-03 hours (3/1/11 - 2/29/11); 24 additional CE hours and 16 I-03 hours  (3/1/12 - 2/28/13)
EMT-P:72 hours (NREMT)

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