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Emergency Medical Technician Refresher

NAEMT Refresher series were designed to provide EMS Educators with a concise course that meet the National Register of EMT's (NREMT) national recertification requirements in accordance with the National Continued Competency Program (NCCP).

The EMT Refresher course is a 20-hour, instructor led course that was built from NAEMT's evidence-based research continuing education courses, including Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS), Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC), Geriatric Education for EMS (GEMS), and EMS Safety.

AUDIENCE: This course is for Emergency Medical Technician practitioner levels.

Just like every NAEMT course, these Refresher series are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education (CAPCE) and recognized by the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT). Those EMTs looking to renew their National Registry EMT certification or gain CE credits towards recertification, will receive instruction on the following topics:



Review the anatomy of the airway and the physiology of ventilation

Recognize methods to provide oxygenation to a patient


Comprehend cardiac arrest management for the adult and pediatric patient

Differentiate cardiac conditions associated with assessment findings in a patient

Identify signs and symptoms of abnormal neurologic function


Identify methods to effectively triage patients in the prehospital setting

Describe hemorrhage control management 

Discuss the management of CNS injuries


Comprehend the assessment of patients with a medical condition

Review anatomy and physiology changes of the obstetric patient

Identify patients with special healthcare needs

Discuss the management of patients with infectious disease

Identify signs and symptoms of patients with a psychiatric condition

Describe assessment findings of patients exposed to toxidromes

Recognize methods used to treat endocrine disorders


Descibe how crew resource management enhances patient and provider safety

Identify the risks associated with emergency vehicle operations

Recognize methods for safe and effective patient transport

Identify methods for implementing a culture of safety

Describe the importance of research and evidence-based research guidelines in the prehospital setting

COURSE FORMAT: This classroom-based course includes instructor, PowerPoint, and skill interaction throughout the course. The course is approximately 20-hours (two days) in length. 


PowerPoint-based course to ensure continuity, consistency, and "out the box thinking"

Able to teach virtually


Course is updated with the NEW SCIENCE immediately when available

CERTIFICATION: Upon completion of this course, student receive an NAEMT EMT Refresher completion certificate. This course meets the NREMT's national recertification requirements in accordance with the NCCP.