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Department Of Health | EMT - Paramedic Certification
4052 Bald Cypress Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-6330
Department of Health
P.O. Box 6330
Tallahassee, FL 32314-6330
Continuing Education (CE) Requirements
30 Hours Total are Required for Emergency Medical Technicians
To locate board approved CE Courses for Paramedic, please click here.
|Required Subject Area||Required Number of Hours||Important Information|
|General Hours||30||30 hour refresher course that includes 2 hours in pediatric emergencies|
|CPR Certification (EMT only)||0|
|ACLS Certification (Paramedic only)||Must be a board approved course|
CE Requirements for First Time Renewal
- Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics renewing the license for the first time are exempt from completing continuing education. Licensees renewing for the first time are required to have current CPR/ACLS certification.
Board Rule Approved Providers
- Providers are approved by the Bureau of Emergency Medical Oversight and are listed in CEBroker
Other Methods of Obtaining Continuing Education per Biennium
- Does not apply for this Profession
- Per 64J-1.008(2)(a) and 64J-1.009(2)(a), F.A.C., the department will accept affirmation of a licensed EMS provider's medical director, or a certificate of completion of refresher training from a department approved continuing education provider as proof of compliance with the renewal requirements.
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