National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians


Candidate Handbook

Our Purpose

As the EMS certification organization, we ensure that all EMS clinicians have the knowledge and skills required for competent practice. 

Our Vision

A safer and healthier world where all patients receive care from certified EMS clinicians.

Our Mission

To support the EMS profession through partnerships, research, and lifelong assessment of clinical competence.  


Part 1: Introduction
  1. Part 1
  2. Part 2
    Candidate Responsibilities
  3. Part 3
    Certification Process
  4. Part 4
    About the Examination
  5. Part 5
    Certification Policies