North Carolina EMR licenses require you to pass a state exam. Successful completion of this exam is required to apply for an EMS license in North Carolina. Successful completion of the first supplier courses allows a student to test at the NC State Office. Individuals who have an active and valid NREMT or EMS qualification from other countries may apply for legal recognition as long as they meet the usually established requirements. The scope of the practice evaluation is completed within one year of the review. You can take the exam 3 times within 9 months, this must be done from the marking date specified in the NCOEMS accreditation database. As of July 1, 2021, if you fail these 3 attempts, you will re-end the EMR program. Certain requirements of the legal recognition procedure apply to those registered under N.C.G.S. eligible, repealed. §93B-15.1, such as affiliation or residence in North Carolina, while other requirements such as the criminal record check process remain listed under 10A NCAC 13P.0511. If you have any questions about this information, please send an email to: Militarycredential@dhhs.nc.gov The new legislation allows certification for individuals who have obtained a military occupational specialty and who have completed each of the following to a level that meets or significantly exceeds the requirements of an NC EMS qualification: Under N.C.G.S.
§ 93B-15.1 A person is required to: To be certified as an EMR by the OEMS, the person must be at least 18 years of age, complete an approved training program, perform a scope of practice performance evaluation, use performance measures based on effective cognitive, psychomotor and educational goals, within 90 days of the course evaluation date to write a state-administered written examination, and submit a criminal background check. There is no fee from NCOEMS for the military equivalency application process. Two fees are charged by other organizations: applicants must continue to complete the equivalency application and, if applicable, the federal fingerprint verification. Only candidates who apply for N.C.G.S. § 93B-15.1, are entitled to take the state examination without first having successfully completed an educational program approved by the NCOEMS. Learn more about the paramedical exam here and here. Any relevant paid or volunteer experience, full-time or part-time, will be considered. In North Carolina, a person with military training and experience may be eligible for an NC EMS certificate under N.C.G.S.
§ 93B-15.1. Federal fingerprint checks conducted at another time for another organization for other reasons (security clearance, etc.) will not be accepted in lieu of NCOEMS fingerprint checks. A security check does NOT exempt a person from criminal record checks. For more information on how to become an EMR in North Carolina, click here. Candidates certified according to N.C.G.S. § 93B-15.1, may circumvent requirement #3 listed above by: Once the above items have been received by NCOEMs, a candidate will receive written confirmation within 15 days of receipt whether or not they meet the NC standards. Click on each icon to view the requirements for each location at 1201 Umstead Drive Raleigh, NC 27603 (919) 855-3935website.