certification

  1. M

    Will this prevent me from working in EMS?

    Hello all, I enrolled in a local technical college with the intention of becoming an EMT, then working as one for a year or so then going to medic school. The problem is 7 years ago I got arrested for an underage DUI charge after leaving a party, I was 19 years old. I was wondering if I can...
  2. Tbjdragonz

    CA and SD cert with misdemeanor

    Hello, First time poster here, so hopefully I got the right forum for this, but I really need some feedback. I completed my EMT class just before summer began and obtained my NREMT license immediately after as I am eager to get started (I left my full time job as a store manager at Verizon...
  3. E

    EMT CSAM

    Okay so I am a newly certified EMT-B. Im applying for ICEMA and all those certs. I unfortunately over 3 years ago got a DUI they did not convict me till a year later. There was no accidents or Injuries. It was minor. But still a DUI. I recently found out that the STATE is going to deny my...
  4. R

    Certification and moving States

    Hi, i am an aspiring EMT about to start the process of becoming certified. My local community college in KS has a very good reputation regarding their EMS related programs. I am planning on moving to AR in the future, how would this work reguarding certification in AR? Would i have to take...
  5. J

    I know this has been asked a million times but...

    ...but I haven't been able to google anything pertinent to my particular situation. Unlike many of the DUI posts which relate to recent conviction, mine is 10+ years ago from when I was 18. I know that this very serious mistake will stain my record for the remainder of my life, but I am hoping...
  6. Liam

    Becoming an EMT with no biology experience

    Hey there, I've recently been looking into becoming an EMT(PCP) in Alberta, Canada. Only thing is I took chemistry all through high school, last time I was studying the human body was in grade 9 honours science, I'm 19 now turning 20 in June of 2018, is it worth it for me to take general...
  7. K

    Instructor Noncompliance?

    So, quick background, I passed my EMT-B back in early May this year and then my cognitive exam towards the end of the same month. We did all of our psychomotor skills tests throughout our course so the NREMT exam should have been my last step to getting my certification. I was so incredibly...
  8. sass

    Online Certifications?

    Hi, this is my first post. I am currently in an EMT training program in PA and love it! I like many things and yeah, Luke Skywalker is one of them haha. Now to the reason for this post: I have online certificates for 4 NIMS: 100, 200, 700, 800 and Hazmat Awareness. These were all free and...
  9. EMTNicole

    License and Accreditation for State and County

    Hi guys:), I just applied for my state and county roughly about a month ago (California, Orange County). I got my State card but I still haven't received the county card. I'm worried it got lost in the mail. Do you guys have any idea what I should do or who to contact? Also- Any suggestions...
  10. C

    Paramedic Psychomotor Exam

    So I took my third attempt at passing my psychomotor exam yesterday, and failed. Now I have to take remediation and try at all 12 skills. And the worst part is, I failed the basic skill, 3 times... it was one of the first skills I did on my initial test and I threw it off as nervousness, and...
  11. M

    TOTAL NEWB!!

    Hey everyone, My name's Tom and I'm 22. I recently decided i want to pursue a career as a Paramedic. i was hoping anyone here on this site with experience can give me some advice on how to go about my education and what certifications i should get so as to make myself more appealing to employers...
  12. Mya

    Teaching CPR without being certified

    When I was getting a physical, the PA offered to have me teach their CPR classes, and they give certified cards, but I am not certified to teach, so can I still actually teach their classes? I wouldn't know if my name would be on their card, or the PA's. They actually told me it's fine, but I...
  13. J

    American to Australia?????

    So, I am currently a student in Colorado, and I (like everyone else in america) am wanting to become a paramedic. I have just graduated from Fire Academy I, and was about to enroll into EMT-B, but was not sure if I should wait and just do it in AU? I have tried to research everything I can and...
  14. MelissaM1995

    Bringing certification to other state

    Hello, I took my classes in MA and just took my written exam Friday, assuming that I pass and I become certified I am concerned about moving to another state. I know that NREMT is a national certification but I am being faced with moving to Phoenix AZ very suddenly. I don't know how it works...
  15. E

    NREMT certification lapse

    Hello, I am not sure if the is the correct place to post, I hope it is. My situation is the following: I got my EMT-B in 2010, renewed in 2012. I did not renew in 2014. From reading NREMT, it says "If your National EMS Certification lapsed as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) within a two...
  16. C

    ACLS, PALS Card Rejections

    Has anyone had their ACLS or PALS card rejected because the training center did not type your name in? I'm facing this now, and I don't get it. No other company has ever had a problem with any of my certs, but now I'm being told that I need to request a replacement because my name was...
  17. V

    What is "criminal offender record information" and how do I get it?

    I'm in the process of completing my requirements to get the appropriate certifications, and get employed, but California is definitely not making it easy to achieve. In order to get an EMS county card, I am required to have a completed DOJ/FBI Live Scan result. Before getting live scanned, I...
  18. Wings91

    Southern California Ambulance Certification : DMV Issues?

    Background : -Passed the NREMT, (10/1) -Completed live scans for both the state certification and DMV ambulance cert (10/2) -Sent my paperwork to the state agency (10/3) This is what I was given at the DMV for my ambulance cert (10/2) : -Application for Ambulance Cert -DL-51 -Live scan...
  19. G

    Will my CA ambulance driver's certificate be rejected?

    Hi everyone i'm new here and this is my first post so sorry if this in the wrong section. Anyways i need help. So i am gonna apply for my ambulance cert., but i got 2 infractions one for failing to yield to a pedestrian and another for only driving with a permit. Will the DMV use this against me?
  20. Em K

    EMT Certification Questions!

    Hello! I am an undergrad student who took the EMT course last spring (spring of 2014). Due to family and personal reasons, I was only able to take the Cognitive Exam (through the National Registry) last month, August. I was aware that I had to take the Cognitive Exam within 2 years of course...

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