EMT Refresher Courses
The State of Connecticut Office of Emergency Medical Services has adopted the NREMT - National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) for renewal of EMR, EMT, and AEMT. As of January 1, 2020 all certified EMS providers wishing to renew must follow the requirements of this program.The EMT National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) requires a total of 40 hours of continuing education to renew. The model requires continuing education in three components: (1) a national component, (2) a local/state component, and (3) an individual component. Broken down as follows:
- National Component = 20 hours (up to 7 distributive) of approved continuing education.- Local/state component = 10 hours (Up to 7 hours distributive) CAPCE or state approved content- Individual component = 10 hours (Up to 10 distributive) CAPCE or state approved
The New Britain EMS Academy offers EMT refresher curriculums to meet the needs and requirements of those looking to recertify their EMT certification. Two course formats are offered:
Virtual Instructor Led Training
NCCP 20 hour In Class Instructor Led
This course is live and in class instructor led continuing education content. This course meets the current 20 hour NREMT NCCP requirements for National Content. Individuals are responsible for the remaining state and individual component content.
For an additional fee you can add an in class session including skills lab and Heartcode BLS which meets the 3 hours state component for live in class hours.
For the remaining 7 hours of state content and 10 hours of individual content you may purchase access to a CAPCE approved online CE program through NBEMSA or use your own CAPCE or state approved content.
Select EMT Refresher Registration from the EMT drop down to see what is available.