National Registry of EMTs

NREMT Video Archive

National Registry of EMTs Recertification

User Account Videos

Creating An Account


Managing Your NREMT Recertification


Prepare a NCCP Recertification Application


Creating a Training Officer Account


Creating An Account As A State Office Official


Creating A Program Director Account

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Creating A Medical Director Account


Change Agency Affiliation


NCCP Videos

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Overview of the National Continued Competency Program Recertification Model


How to 'Move Hours' into the NCCP Recertification Model


How to Prepare Your NCCP Recertification Application




Submitting a NCCP Recertification Application



Managing Your NCCP Education

Integrated Out of Hospital Scenario & Paramedic Portfolio Videos


What is the Integrated Out of Hospital Scenario?


A Critical Fail Example: Integrated Out of Hospital Scenario


Detailed Overview of the Integrated Out of Hospital Scenario (IOOH)


How an IOOH Scenario is Scored



History of Paramedic Psychomotor Competency Portfolio (02/24/2015)


Paramedic Psychomotor Competency Portfolio Update (05/19/2015)


Paramedic Scenario Psychomotor Exam & Psychomotor Competency Portfolio Update (11/17/2015)

Archived Webinars

Computer Adaptive Testing Explained

Best Practices for Psychomotor Examination Scoring (2013)

Provider's - Guide to Recertification : Overview with Q & A Session

General overview of the recertification process for NREMT providers. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Presentation includes, but not limited to:

  • History and importance of NREMT recertification
  • 3 ways to recertify
  • Inactive and Active status overview
  • Fee schedule and submission
  • Rolling continuing education



Training Officer/ Medical Director - Guide to Recertification: Overview with Q & A Session

General overview of the recertification process for Training Officers and Medical Directors. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Presentation includes, but not limited to:

  • The role of the training officer and medical director
  • Available resources and support
  • History and importance of NREMT recertification
  • 3 ways to recertify
  • Fee schedule and submission
  • Rolling continuing education



Paramedic Program Accreditation & High vs. Low Performing Programs

October 18, 2016- Listen as Dr. Severo Rodriguez, the Executive Director of the National Registry of EMTs, explains the importance of program accreditation and the difference in student performance between those attending a high-performing EMS Education program versus a low-performing program.



2016 NREMT Update: National Certification, Exams, Program Performance

October 18, 2016- Listen as Dr. Severo Rodriguez, the Executive Director of the National Registry of EMTs, provides a comprehensive overview of the National Registry of EMTs. Dr. Rodriguez covers a broad number of topics ranging from how exam items (questions) are created to the importance of program accreditation and the difference in student performance between those attending a high-performing EMS Education program versus a low-performing program.

Historical Videos

Formation of the NREMT

On July 9, 2010, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the National Registry of EMTs, the NREMT hosted panel discussion with consisted of some of nation's most influential EMS experts. They spoke about the most challenging issues facing EMS today, the role national EMS certification plays on the safety and well-being of the American public, and how national certification can contribute to EMS’s future. Panelists consisted of Ray Bias, head of Governmental Relations for Acadian Ambulance of New Orleans; Drew Dawson, Director of the Office of EMS for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); Dr. Marilyn Gifford, a leading expert in prehospital emergency care; Dr. Norman McSwain, one of the country’s foremost experts on trauma care and inventor of the McSwain dart—a patented devise that enables paramedics to relieve pressure around the lungs; Mary Beth Michos, Deputy Executive Director and Chief of Operations for the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC); Rocco Morando, founding Executive Director of the NREMT; and Dr. Roger White, Professor of Anesthesiology/Cardiology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and recognized for implementation of the Early Defibrillation Program— considered the first and most effective of its type in the world.

NREMT Formation

In this video, Rocco Morando, the first Executive Director of the NREMT, explains how the NREMT was formed.


First NREMT Board

In this video, Rocco Morando, the first Executive Director of the NREMT, talks about this first NREMT board.



Dr. Marilyn Gifford

Dr. Marilyn Gifford tells how she became involved with the NREMT



Future Challenges (2010 Perspective)

The panel discusses what they see as the top future challenges for EMS.



The Next 10 Years (2010 Perspective)

The panel discusses where they see the NREMT in ten years.



Importance of Certification For Fire Services

Chief Michos discusses why National EMS Certification is important for Fire Departments.