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EMT Renewal Certification

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EMT Renewal Certification Process:

  1. Prepare your documents on the device you will complete your application from. (JPG or PDF format     only). This will make the process smoother.
  2. Application: EMT or AEMT Renewal online application
  3. Upload as requested:

                o   Current government issued photo ID (driver’s license/passport)

                o   Current CPR card – Basic Life Support (BLS) Providers, Healthcare Providers, and Professional                             Rescuers

                o   California EMT state card

                o   24 hours of Continuing Education from an approved County of San Diego/State of California                     Prehospital Continuing Education Provider (taken within current cert cycle)

                        - College courses in physical, social, or behavior sciences can be accepted (ex. Anatomy,                         physiology, sociology, psychology, etc.)

                o   Complete a California Skills Competency Verification form  EMSA-SCV 1/17

        4. Sign and submit your application

        5. Pay your application fees

        6. EMT RENEWALS – LAPSED (See below)

Online applications will not be processed until all required documentation has been uploaded and the appropriate fee is received by the County of San Diego Emergency Medical Services.

The application process may take up to forty-five (45) days from the date a completed application is received. Once your application has been processed, you will receive an email notifying you that you may log in to your profile to print your County of San Diego EMT ID card. This certification is valid throughout the County of San Diego.

Certification Services inquiries can be emailed to: EMSCertifications.HHSA@sdcounty.ca.gov

 

EMT RENEWALS – LAPSED MORE THAN 6 MONTHS, BUT LESS THAN 12 MONTHS

    o   Same requirements as EMT Renewal with additional CE requirements:

         -  36 hours of Continuing Education from an approved County of San Diego/State of California             Prehospital Continuing Education Provider (taken within current cert cycle)

            * College courses in physical, social, or behavior sciences can be accepted (ex. Anatomy, physiology,                      sociology, psychology, etc.)

EMT RENEWALS – LAPSED MORE THAN 12 MONTHS

    o   Same requirements as EMT Renewal with additional requirements:

         -  48hours of Continuing Education from an approved County of San Diego/State of California Prehospital             Continuing Education Provider (taken within current cert cycle)

             * College courses in physical, social, or behavior sciences can be accepted (ex. Anatomy, physiology,                      sociology, psychology, etc.)

    o   Must complete a Live Scan in the State of California

    o   Current NREMT card

 

Calendar in progress

PLAN EARLY! It is the responsibility of each credentialed individual to start the application process at least 60 days prior to certification expiration date.

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