Nevada EMT & AEMT Class Acceptance and Recertification Information

 

Q. Can I become a certified and licensed EMT or AEMT in Nevada if I pass the EMT & Fire Training EMT or AEMT Course?

A. Yes. The state of Nevada allows applicants who hold a valid National Registry certificate to apply for reciprocity. Completing the EMT & Fire Training Course and then passing the National Registry practical and cognitive exams makes it possible for you to have an NREMT certificate. You can then use this certificate to apply for licensure in Nevada with a reciprocity application.
For Clark County Reciprocity: http://www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/ems/forms.php
For the rest of Nevada: http://health.nv.gov/EMS_Reciprocity.htm

Q. Does Nevada require any extra EMT training that EFT does not provide in its course?

A. Yes, if you live in Clark County, you must have an approved Weapons of Mass Destruction Training Course provided by Southern Nevada health District (SNHD), and it must be taken before recertification.

Q. How do I recertify for EMS in the State of Nevada?

A. To recertify as an EMT in Nevada you will need a 24 Hour Refresher + 8 CE's, and to recertify as an AEMT in Nevada you must complete 36 Hours of Continuing Medical Education Hours.

We have a refresher that is 24 hours, and includes 10 hours of self-directed learning, and 14 hours of Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) sessions where a real instructor is present to answer questions and discuss the topics. It is fully accepted by the NREMT and is CECBEMS accredited. This is only one of the few online refreshers that meet the actual requirements by the NREMT to be counted as an official refresher. You have 2 years to complete the refresher from the time you sign up (or you can usually get it done in as little as 2 to 3 weeks). The cost of the refresher is $249.

 

Q. I failed the NREMT exam 3 times already. Will your 24 Hour Online EMT Refresher allow me to retest with the NREMT?

  

 A. Yes. Once you pass our 24 Hour EMT Online Refresher course you will have 3 more opportunities at taking the NREMT Exam. The Course is accepted by the NREMT and covers all 24 hours of the Mandatory Core and Content required. To insure that you pass on your next attempt you can practice for the exam with our test prep site.

 

 Q. I failed the NRAEMT exam 3 times already. Will your 36 Hour Online AEMT Refresher allow me to retest with the NREMT?

 

 A. Yes. Once you pass our 36 Hour AEMT Online Refresher course you will have 3 more opportunities at taking the NRAEMT Exam. The Course is accepted by the NREMT for both AEMT and I85 and covers all 36 hours of the Mandatory Core and Flexible Core Content required. To insure that you pass on your next attempt you can practice for the exam with our test prep site.

 

 Q. Will your 36 Hour Online AEMT Refresher allow me to recertify as an Advanced EMT?

 

 A. To recertify with the National Registry as an AEMT you will need to complete the 36 Hour AEMT Refresher, an additional 36 Continuing Education (CE’s) hours, and have a current CPR Certification. If you are doing this Refresher for State Licensure, please check with your state first to see if they will accept this 36 Hour Online AEMT Refresher that is CECBEMS approved and NREMT accepted.

 

Contact Information:

For Southern Nevada use the following link:
http://www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/ems/forms.php

Nevada Department of health and Human Services
Nevada State Health Division
EMS Program Manager: Patrick Irwin
4150 Technology Way, Suite 101
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone (775( 687-7590

Southern Nevada Health district
Emergency Medical Services and Trauma System
PO Box 3902
Las Vegas, NV 89127
Ravenholt Public Health Center
625 Shadow Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: (702) 759-1050
emergencymedical@snhdmail.org

 

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Q. Does the state of Nevada accept IFSAC Certification for reciprocity?

 

Contact Information
Department of Public Safety (DPS)
Nevada State Fire Marshal Division
107 Jacobson Way
Carson City, NV 89711
Phone: 775-684-7500
Fax: 775-684-7507
Email: sfm@dps.state.nv.us

 

 


 

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