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Emergency Medical Services

Initial Certification/Licensure

EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER (EMR)
Initial EMR Certification Requirements

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT):
Initial EMT License Requirements

ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (AEMT):
Initial AEMT License Requirements

PARAMEDIC:
Initial Paramedic License Requirements

PARAMEDIC-CRITICAL CARE (PM-CC):
Initial PM-CC License Requirements

REGISTER FOR CRITICAL CARE PARAMEDIC EXAM
https://www.morrisandmcdaniel.com/pages/Certification%20Exams-TN.htm#Register_for_the_Critical_Care_Paramedic_Exam

Renewing your Certification/License

EMS Professional renewal date is based on the individual’s birth month and year. EMS Professional license will expire on the last day of the individual’s birth month in either an odd or even year depending on whether the individual was born in an odd or even year. Example: Birthday 12-05-1972, expiration date, 12-31-2018.

RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS:
INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE ELECTED TO RECEIVE A RENEWAL NOTICE BY EMAIL WILL NOT RECEIVE A PAPER RENEWAL APPLICATION. YOU MAY GO TO THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO RENEW ONLINE: https://apps.tn.gov/hlrs/.

IF YOU ELECTED TO RECEIVE NOTICE BY EMAIL AND PREFER TO SEND A RENEWAL BY MAIL YOU MUST DOWNLOAD THE EMS PROFESSIONAL FEE FORM (PH-2397) UNDER THE TAB EMS PERSONNEL FORMS. THIS FORM MUST BE COMPLETED, SIGNED AND MAILED WITH YOUR FEE.

RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS FOR EMS PERSONNEL

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
For the breakdown of required Continuing Education (CE) hours, for each level of licensure, that was approved by the EMS Board and became effective on 7-1-2016 click on the link below.

Board Approved CE Requirements (Rev. 10-18-19)


CONTINUING EDUCATION BROKER TRACKING SYSTEM (CE Broker):
• The Department has contracted with CE Broker as the continuing education (CE) tracking system of the
  Tennessee Board of Emergency Medical Services.
All licensed personnel are provided a free Basic Account, with helpful CE tracking tools right at your fingertips.
• With the free Basic account, you will have access to upload your personal continuing education history and 
  course certificates. The data is tracked with your license profile and can easily report any missing elements you
  require before license renewal.
• The data is available to you and the Office of EMS to assure seamless compliance tracking.
• See the link below to set up an account. 

Continuing Education Broker

 

Retirement of License

The Emergency Medical Services Rules and Regulations now allow for individuals who so desire to retire their Professional EMS License. Any currently licensed EMS Professional who wishes to permanently retire his or her license must submit the properly completed permanent Affidavit of Retirement form to the Office of Emergency Medical Service. You cannot retire an expired license. A retired license may be reinstated in accordance with the Emergency Medical Services Rules 1200-12-1-.04

Retirement Affidavit

Reinstatement

EMR: 
LAPSED CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS (Rev. 10-22-19)

EMT, AEMT: 
LAPSED LICENSE REQUIREMENTS (Rev. 10-22-19)

Paramedic:
LAPSED LICENSE REQUIREMENTS  (Rev. 10-22-19)

Paramedic-Critical Care:
LAPSED LICENSE REQUIREMENTS  (Rev. 10-22-19)