Monday, June 18, 2018

            LAPSE OF EMS REGISTRATION FOR ALL EMS PROVIDER LEVELS

NOTE: EMS Providers that reside outside the commonwealth must maintain affiliation with a PA licensed EMS Agency to qualify for recertification.

EMS Provider expired within 2 years must meet following requirements:

1.) Completion of EMS Provider certification application
2.) Completion of Student Application
3.) Proof of previous EMS certification
4.) Proof of current CPR certification
5.) Proof of clinical care and core continuing education credits
6.) Create an account on www.nremt.org and submit for approval from Regional EMS Council
7.) Successful completion of the National Registry of EMT (NREMT) cognitive Assessment Examination

NOTE: If Active Military see exceptions below

EMS Provider expired more than 2 years must meet the following requirements:

1.) Completion of EMS Provider certification application

2.) Completion of the Student Application
3.) Proof of previous certification
  (Pre 1995 National Standard Curriculum (NSC) is not eligible)
4.) Proof of current CPR certification
5.) Proof of clinical care and core continuing education credits for each lapsed registration period.
(EMSVO with a Lapsed registration and an EVOC certificate older than 2 years shall complete a new EVOC/EVDT course to reregister.)
6.) Create an account on www.nremt.org and submit for approval from Regional EMS Council
NOTE: This will NOT provide a National Registry certification, this exam is only used as a validation to receive state certification. Students are responsible for all fees/costs associated with the certification testing process.
7.) Successful completion of the Pennsylvania / National Registry of EMT (NREMT) Psychomotor examination
8.) Successful completion of the National Registry of EMT (NREMT) Cognitive exam


NOTE: All BLS certifications expire the last day of the quarter at midnight



                            MILITARY REINSTATEMENT / EXEMPTION

An EMS provider or EMSVO who returns from active military service and who had a certification registration expire during a tour of duty or will have a certification registration expire within 12 months after returning from active military service may secure an exception to the certification registration.

 Applicant will furnish the following:

  • Completed Student Application
  • Completed EMS Provider Certification Application
  • Proof of clinical patient care and core continuing education credits
  • Proof of EMSVO continuing education credits (if applicable)
  • Proof of Military training (if applicable)
  • Original government issued photo ID for proof of age
  • Proof of current CPR certification as defined by current EMS Bulletin
  • Copy of current state and/or National Registry certification
  • Military applicants with current National Registry and/or lapsed PA registration must provide proof of military service
    • DD 214 form (military verification) or
    • DD form 2-1 or equivalent document (For current Military active duty service)
    • Military ID
  • The Pennsylvania department of Health determines criteria is equivalent to the criteria or type of EMS provider
    • The Pennsylvania Department of Health can provide certification reciprocity only for certifications recognized in PA
  • Completed verification for EMS practitioner form

For more information contact:

Donna Snyder
Regional EMS Training Coordinator
Lycoming County Public Safety
dsnyder@lyco.org
Phone: 570-433-4461
Fax: 570-433-4435

 

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