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Massachusetts EMS Recertification Information

Access all the important information about EMT, AEMT & Paramedic continuing education requirements for the state of Massachusetts and find out how Recert can help.
 
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Massachusetts EMS CE Requirements & Recertification/Relicensure Instructions by Provider Level

 

EMT-BASIC

Massachusetts CE Requirements for EMT-BASIC

LevelNationalLocalIndividualTotal Hours
EMT-BASIC20101040View Recert EMT Courses

 

Recertification Instructions

STEP-1: TRAINING PROFILE

  1. Create a training profile. If you have NREMT certification, you will be redirected to log into your NREMT account through NREMT.org, otherwise utilize MASSEMT.org.
  2. Affiliate with your EMS agency. If you are unaffiliated (and non-NREMT): select unaffiliated based on your region (more info available on www.mass.gov/dph/oems)
  3. Enter all required continuing education hours. Hours this cycle can be used from 04/01/2016 through 03/31/2018, and must have CAPCE or state approval.
  4. Pay for training profile & send to Training Officer. Send your training profile & associated fee electronically using the Department designated site.
    MA-only EMT-Basics: $20
    MA/NREMT EMT-Basics: $1

 

STEP-2: PROFILE REVIEW

  1. Work with TO for profile review and submission of continuing education. Your EMS agency Training Officer (TO) will review your training profile for accuracy and document the proficiency of your skills (if applicable).
  2. Make any necessary edits. Check your training profile as your training officer or the NREMT may send the profile back for edits and/or corrections.
  3. UNAFFILIATED PERSONNEL: You must submit all of your training records (including course completion documentation) to your EMS region, who will act as your training officer (more info available on massemt.org). Unaffiliated personnel who do not send proof of course completion (e.g., certificates) to their region may not be recertified.

 

STEP-3: STATE APPLICATION

  1. Log into state’s eLicensing website at: https://onlineservices.hhs.state.ma.us Find your eLicensing account. First time users should find their information based on SSN and birthdate.
  2. Review, attest & pay state recertification fee. Review your information for accuracy, answer questions, and submit the recertification fee ($125) electronically.
  3. Submit your state application by 03/31/18. Once all the steps are complete, your card will be batch printed and mailed to you shortly after your renewal.

 

ADVANCED EMT

Massachusetts CE Requirements for AEMT

LevelNationalLocalIndividualTotal Hours
AEMT2512.512.550View Recert AEMT Courses

 

Recertification Instructions

STEP-1: RENEW YOUR NRAEMT CERTIFICATION

  1. Following the National Registry of EMTs policies and procedures, recertify your NRAEMT certification: All AEMTs in Massachusetts must have NRAEMT certification, and are required to renew this certification in order to renew their Massachusetts state certification. This includes entering continuing education hours, having a training officer review for accuracy, and having a medical director review for continued competency (if currently active). Once your NRAEMT card is renewed, go onto step 2.

 

STEP-2: STATE APPLICATION

  1. Log into state’s eLicensing website at: https://onlineservices.hhs.state.ma.us Find your eLicensing account. First time users should find their information based on SSN and birthdate.
  2. Review, attest & pay state recertification fee. Review your information for accuracy, answer questions, and submit the recertification fee ($125) electronically.
  3. Submit your state application by 03/31/18. Once all the steps are complete, your card will be batch printed and mailed to you shortly after your renewal.

 

PARAMEDIC

Massachusetts CE Requirements for Paramedic

LevelNationalLocalIndividualTotal Hours
Paramedic30151560View Recert Paramedic Courses

 

Recertification Instructions

STEP-1: TRAINING PROFILE

  1. Create a training profile. If you have NREMT certification, you will be redirected to log into your NREMT account through NREMT.org, otherwise utilize MASSEMT.org.
  2. Affiliate with your EMS agency. If you are unaffiliated (and non-NREMT): select unaffiliated based on your region (more info available on www.mass.gov/dph/oems)
  3. Enter all required continuing education hours. Hours this cycle can be used from 04/01/2016 through 03/31/2018, and must have CAPCE or state approval.
  4. Pay for training profile & send to Training Officer. Send your training profile & associated fee electronically using the Department designated site.
  5. MA-only Paramedics: $25
    MA/NREMT Paramedics: $20

 

STEP-2: PROFILE REVIEW

  1. Work with TO for profile review and submission of continuing education. Your EMS agency Training Officer (TO) will review your training profile for accuracy and document the proficiency of your skills (if applicable).
  2. Make any necessary edits. Check your training profile as your training officer or the NREMT may send the profile back for edits and/or corrections.
  3. NREMT Paramedics Only: Your agency Medical Director will also review and authorize your training profile and skills. UNAFFILIATED PERSONNEL: You must submit all of your training records (including course completion documentation) to your EMS region, who will act as your training officer (more info available on massemt.org).\

 

STEP-3: STATE APPLICATION

  1. Log into state’s eLicensing website at: https://onlineservices.hhs.state.ma.us Find your eLicensing account. First time users should find their information based on SSN and birthdate.
  2. Review, attest & pay state recertification fee. Review your information for accuracy, answer questions, and submit the recertification fee ($125) electronically.
  3. Submit your state application by 03/31/18. Once all the steps are complete, your card will be batch printed and mailed to you shortly after your renewal.
 

For the most up-to-date information, please refer to the Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services website

 

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Contact Information
Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS)

Location:
99 Chauncy St.
11th Floor
Boston, MA 02111

Mailing Address:
99 Chauncy St. 
11th Floor
Boston, MA 02111

Phone: (617) 753-7300
Fax: (617) 753-7320
Website: www.mass.gov/orgs/office-of-emergency-medical-services