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Virginia EMT & AEMT Course Acceptance and NREMT Certification
EMT Training Courses in VA

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

A. No

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

A. There are 36 Continuing Education hours required to recertify as an EMT in the state of Virginia. Virginia allows you to choose from the vendors on the VA EMS Website to find an approved site for Continuing Education Classes.

If you are looking to recertify with the National Registry, our 24 Hour Refresher 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:
Office of Emergency Medical Services
Virginia Department of Health
1041 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23059-4500
Toll Free: 1.800.523.6019
Phone: 804.888.9100
Fax: 804.371.3108
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/OEMS/Information/FAQ/index.htm

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

A. Yes. Virginia accepts IFSAC Certification for licensure through reciprocity.

 

Contact Information
Virginia Department of Fire Programs
1005 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23059-4500
Phone: 804.371.0220
Fax: 804.371.3444
http://www.vafire.com/

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