Q. Can I become a certified and licensed EMT or AEMT in Tennessee if I pass the EMT & Fire Training EMT or AEMT Course?
A. Yes. To apply for licensure through reciprocity with the State of Tennessee, personnel must hold a current National Registry Certification at the application level and acquire a state license from another state (Please contact us for details). EMS levels in the state of Tennessee are First Responder, EMT Basic/IV, EMT IV Upgrade, Paramedic, EMD, Paramedic-Critical Care.
Q. Does Tennessee require any extra EMT training that EFT does not provide in its course?
A. Possibly IV training (Please contact state of TN EMS for permission for EMT & Fire Training to do this extra training).
Q. How do I recertify for EMS in the State of Tennessee?
A. For the EMT Basic and EMT IV the completion of 20 CE hours or the successful completion of an EMS Board approved written exam is required for EMS license renewal. If you are unaffiliated with an agency you will need to fill out this application prior to using our CE's or Refresher.
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.
State of Tennessee Department of Health
Division of Emergency Medical Services
227 French Landing, Suite 303
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: (615) 741-2584
Toll Free: (800) 778-4505
Fax: (615) 741-4217
Q. Does the state of Tennessee accept IFSAC Certification for reciprocity?
A. The state of Tennessee recognizes prospective personnel who have an IFSAC certification, and allows them to apply for licensure through the reciprocity application.
State of Tennesse
Department of Commerce and Insurance
Division of Fire Prevention – Commission on Fire Fighting
500 james Robetson parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0579
Phone: (615) 741-6780
Fax: (615) 741-4207