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Louisiana EMT and AEMT License and Certification Requirements - Recertification Information
EMT Training Courses in LA

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

A. Yes. To apply for licensure through reciprocity as an EMT or AEMT in the state of Louisiana, you must hold a National Registry Certification and a state license from another state (ask us how to do this). EMT & Fire Training EMT courses allow you to test and obtain a National Registry Card. Click on this URL for access to forms and applications with the State of Louisiana: http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/assets/oph/ems/forms/Reciprocity.pdf

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

A. No.

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

A. EMS providers must stay current with their National Registry, which means that EMT's need to complete a 24 Hour approved DOT National Standard Basic Refresher or CECBEMS approved refresher course, and AEMT's need a 36 Hour Refresher. We have made it easy and convenient for you to complete a refresher in the comfort of your own home. Our EMT and AEMT refreshers cover all of the necessary topics for you to stay on top of your National Registry Certificate. https://www.emtfiretraining.com/emt-b-refresher.php

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:
Office of Public Health
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
11224 Boardwalk Drive, Suite A-1
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Phone: (225) 275-1764
Fax: (225) 275-1826

Emergency Medical Services Certification commission https://wwwprd.doa.louisiana.gov/boardsandcommissions/viewBoard.cfm?board=450

Louisiana Association Of Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technicians (LANREMT) http://www.laemt.com/


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

A. Yes. The state of Louisiana uses IFSAC certification and guidelines to certify firefighters in Louisiana.

Contact Information:
Department of Public Safety & Corrections
Public Safety Services
Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal
“Butch” Browning, Jr
8181 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
Phone: (800) 256-5452



Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal Public Safety Services http://sfm.dps.louisiana.gov/


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