Continuing Education Credits

The following states have approved continuing education hours for EMS/EMT and Paramedic personnel:


Alabama - Alabama Department of Health - Alabama EMS & Trauma (5 Credit Hours)
Alaska - Alaska Division of Public Health - EMS Program (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Arizona - Division of Public Health Services Bureau of EMS & Trauma System - "As approved by your local Medical or EMS Director" (5 Credit Hours)
Arkansas - Arkansas Department of Health Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
California - California Emergency Medical Services Authority (5 Credit Hours)
Colorado - Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment Emergency Medical & Trauma Services (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Connecticut - Connecticut Department of Health Office of EMS (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Delaware - Delaware Health and Social Services - Division of Public Health Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
District of Columbia - Government of the District of Columbia - Department of Health Emergency Preparedness & Response Administration (5 Credit Hours)
Florida - Florida Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (5 Credit Hours)
Georgia - Georgia Department of Community Health Section of Emergency Preparedness and Response office of EMS/Trauma (5 Credit Hours)
Hawaii - Hawaii Board of Medical Examiners (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Idaho - Idaho Department of Health & Welfare Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Illinois - Illinois Department of Public Health Division of EMS and Highway Safety Office of Preparedness & Response (5 Credit Hours)
Indiana - Indiana Department of Homeland Security - Emergency Medical Services (5) hours (5 Credit Hours)
Iowa - Iowa Department of Public health Bureau of EMS (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Kansas - Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Kentucky - Kentucky Board of Medical Services (5 Credit Hours)
Louisiana - Louisiana Office of Public Health EMS (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Maine - State of Maine Department of Public Safety (3 Credit Hours)
Maryland - Maryland MIEMSS Education & Certification (5 Credit Hours)
Massachusetts - Massachusetts Department of Public Health (5 Credit Hours)
Michigan - State of Michigan Department of Community Health (3 Credit Hours)
Minnesota - Minnesota Emergency Medical Services - "As approved by your local Medical or EMS Director" (5 Credit Hours)
Mississippi - Mississippi Department of Health Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Missouri - Missouri Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Montana - Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services EMS & Trauma (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Nebraska - Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services - Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Nevada - Nevada Department of Health & Human Services - Nevada State Health Division Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
New Hampshire - New Hampshire Department of Safety Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
New Jersey - New Jersey Department of Health & Senior Services -Office of Emergency Medical Services (3) hours (3 Credit Hours)
New Mexico - New Mexico Emergency Medical Systems - NMEMS (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
New York - New York State Department of Health Bureau of EMS - Students must attach a copy of the program objectives and guidelines to the completion certificate. (5 Credit Hours)
North Carolina - North Carolina Office of EMS "As approved by your System Medical Director" (5 Credit Hours)
North Dakota - North Dakota Department of Health - Division of Emergency Medical Services & Trauma (5 Credit Hours)
Ohio - Ohio Department of Public Safety, EMS Board (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Oklahoma - Oklahoma State Department of Health - Emergency Systems (5 Credit Hours)
Oregon - Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division EMS & Trauma Systems (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Department of Health Continuing Education (5 Credit Hours)
Rhode Island - State of Rhode Island Department of Health Emergency Medical Services - No Continuing Education Requirements to date (5 Credit Hours)
South Carolina - South Carolina DHEC Division of EMS & Trauma (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
South Dakota - South Dakota Department of Public Safety EMS (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Tennessee - Tennessee Department of Health Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Texas - Texas Department of State Health Services EMS & Trauma Systems (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Utah - Utah Department of Health - Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Vermont - Vermont Department of Health Office of EMS and Injury Prevention (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Virginia - Virginia Department of Health (2 Credit Hours)
Washington - Washington State Department of Health - EMS & Trauma Systems (5 Credit Hours)
West Virginia - West Virginia Office of EMS (3 Credit Hours)
Wisconsin - Wisconsin Department of Health - Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) (5 Credit Hours)
Wyoming - Wyoming Department of health - Emergency Medical Services (2 Credit Hours)

The prevent-educate.org Autism Awareness Training program is nationally accredited by CECBEMS, the national accrediting body for EMS continuing education courses and course providers. This training may also be accepted for CE at the local level in your state. Please contact your County or Local EMS Director for further confirmation.

*Continuing Education Credits *Please Confirm with your EMS Director for the the amount of CE allowed in your state.