Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Requirements

Louisiana requires all EMTs, AEMTs, and paramedics to obtain and maintain a NREMT credential. Licenses expire March 31 every two years for individuals who complete the license renewal process between January 1 and June 30. Licenses expire March 31 every three years for individuals who complete the license renewal process between July 1 and December 31.  Title 46:XXXVIII  §301. 
 
National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) to maintain NREMT certification and Louisiana state licenses. 
 
Requirements for Paramedics:
60 hours every two or three years depending on license renewal date.  Title 46:XXXVIII  §301. 
 
Requirements for Advanced EMT (AEMT):
50 hours every two or three years depending on license renewal date.  Title 46:XXXVIII  §301. 
 
Requirements for EMT:
40 hours every two or three years depending on license renewal date.  Title 46:XXXVIII  §301. 

Requirements for EMR:
16 hours every two or three years depending on license renewal date.  Title 46:XXXVIII  §301.  

 

For more information visit: The Department of Health and Hospitals