Continuing Education

Continuing Education Units

EMS Safety has been approved to issue Continuing Education Units (CEU) from the following organizations:

CECBEMS

EMS Safety's CECBEMS Activity # 11-CECB-F2-3900

About CECBEMS

The CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers program has been approved by the Continuing Education Certification Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS). CECBEMS is the national accrediting body for EMS continuing education and course providers. CECBEMS was chartered in 1992 and includes the follow sponsor organizations:

  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
  • National Registry of EMTs (NREMT)
  • National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians (NAEMSP)
  • National Association of State EMS Directors (NASEMS)
  • National Council of State Emergency Medical Service Training Coordinators (NCSEMSTC)
  • National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE)
  • American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP)

CEU for EMS providers from CECBEMS is accepted in most states and counties. Visit http://www.cecbems.org for a list of states that accept CEU from CECBEMS or contact your state EMS agency. Visit http://www.cecbems.org/emsStateContacts.aspx for links to each state EMS Agency.

Issuing CEU from CECBEMS though EMS Safety:

Only Instructors who are certified by EMS Safety to teach our CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers may issue CEU. Visit our secure Instructor Corner to download the CECBEMS Instructor Packet which is complete with instructions and the required forms.

Steps to Issue CECBEMS CEU:
  1. Download the CECBEMS Instructor Packet
  2. Teach the full CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers course; use the CEU provider exam in place of the standard written exam.
  3.  Email or send to EMS Safety the following items:
    1. Completed CEU Roster
    2. Course evaluation for each participant who needs CEU
    3. Answer Key to Student Exam for each participant who needs CEU
  4. EMS Safety will review the paperwork for completeness and accuracy.
  5. CEU Certificates will be sent to you for each participant on the roster.
  6. EMS Safety will upload course records to CECBEMS.
  7. Instructor can distribute CEU certificates to each course participant.

Number of Hours: 6

CEU Category: Basic or First Responder
Cost for each CEU certificate: $3.00

Idaho Emergency Medical Services Bureau

Approved Program: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers
Target Audience: Idaho EMS Providers
Contact Hours: 6
Note: Use CECBEMS Process and CEUs. Contact EMS Safety for more information.

Kentucky Bureau of Emergency Medical Services

Approved Program: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers
Target Audience: Kentucky EMS Providers
Contact Hours: 4
Note: Contact EMS Safety for information and instructions on issuing KBEMS-approved CEU certificates.

Maine Board of Dental Examiners

Approved Programs: AED, CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens
Target Audience: Licensed and certified dental providers
Contact Hours: CPR-4, First Aid-4, AED-4, BBP-2

Michigan Board of Dentistry

Approved Program: Bloodborne Pathogens
Target Audience: Licensed and Certified Dental Providers
Contact Hours: 2
Note: Michigan-based EMS Safety Instructors interested in providing CEH to Michigan Dental Providers should contact EMS Safety for more information.

North Dakota Department of Health, DOH, Division of EMS & Trauma

Approved Program: AED/CPR for Professional Rescuers
Target Audience: EMS providers, EMT re-licensure
Contact Hours: 6
Note: Contact EMS Safety for more information and instructions on providing ND-approved CEUs to North Dakota EMS providers.

North Dakota State Board of Dental Examiners

Approved Program: AED/CPR for Professional Rescuers
Target Audience: Licensed and Certified Dental Providers
Contact Hours: 6
Type: Clinical
Note: Contact EMS Safety for more information and instructions on providing CUE approved by the North Dakota State Board of Dental Examiners.

Nebraska Division of Emergency Medical Services

Approved Program: CPR/First Aid
Target Audience: First Responders, EMT-Basic
Contact Hours: 8
Note: Contact EMS Safety for more information and instructions on providing CEU approved by the Nebraska Division of EMS.

Nevada, Carson City Environmental Health Department/Health & Human Services

Approved Program: CPR/First Aid, CPR, First Aid
Target Audience: Childcare Providers
Contact Hours: CPR/First Aid - 8, CPR - 4, First Aid – 4
Note: Contact EMS Safety for more information and instructions on teaching CPR and First Aid for CEU to Carson City Childcare employees.

New Jersey State Board of Dentistry

Approved Program: AED/CPR for Professional Rescuers
Target Audience: Dental Providers
Contact Hours: 5 Hrs
Note: Contact EMS Safety for more information and instructions on teaching Professional Rescuer CPR and AED for CEU to New Jersey dental employees.

New Mexico Board of Dental Healthcare

Approved Program: AED/CPR for Professional Rescuers
Target Audience: Licensed and Certified Dental Providers
Contact Hours: 6
Note: Contact EMS Safety for more information and instructions on issuing CEU to New Mexico’s licensed and certified dental providers.

New Mexico DOH, Injury Prevention & EMS Bureau

Approved Program: AED/CPR for Professional Rescuers
Target Audience: Licensed and certified EMS providers
Type: BLS Medical
Note: Contact EMS Safety for more information and instructions on issuing CEU to New Mexico’s licensed and certified EMS providers.

Ohio Division of EMS

Approved Program: AED/CPR for Professional Rescuers
Target Audience: Licensed and certified EMS providers
Type: BLS Medical
Contact Hours: 6
Note: Contact EMS Safety for more information and instructions on issuing CEU to Ohio’s licensed and certified EMS providers.

Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

Building Codes Division

Approved Program: CPR/First Aid
Target Audience: Licensed Electrical and Plumbing Contractors
Contact Hours: 8
Note: Contact EMS Safety for more information and instructions on issuing CEU to Oregon’s Electrical and Plumbing contractors.

Board of Boiler Rules

Approved Program: CPR/First Aid
Target Audience: Oregon Boiler Maintenance Personnel
Contact Hours: 8
Note: Must be approved by the Oregon Board. Contact EMS Safety for more information and instructions on issuing CEU to Oregon’s Boiler Maintenance Personnel.

Wisconsin, The Registry

Approved Program: CPR/First Aid
Target Audience: Childcare Providers
Contact Hours: 8 Hrs.
Note: Contact EMS Safety for more information and instructions on issuing CEU to childcare providers in Wisconsin through The Registry.

Wyoming Department of Family Services STARS Program

Approved Program: CPR/First Aid for Childcare Providers
Target Audience: Childcare Providers
Contact Hours: 2 'STARS Credits' are awarded for the course (1 credit for CPR, 1 credit for First Aid)
Note: Contact EMS Safety for more information and instructions on issuing 'STARS Credits' to childcare providers in Wyoming.