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WEB   February 2018
  • Update: Revised Annual Report
  • Registration Now Open for CAAHEP Accreditation Workshop in Portland
  • Congratulations to these Paramedic Programs Achieving Initial CAAHEP Accreditation
  • CoAEMSP Site Visitor
  • Dr. Walt Stoy Receives Leadership Award
WEB   January 2018
  • Paramedic Program Directors Achieve a Major Milestone
  • New 40th Anniversary Section Added to Website

Continuing Education

CAPCE to provide streamlined accreditation process for CE providers that are also CAAHEP-accredited programs.

PDF   Letter to CAAHEP-accredited programs

In the News

PDF   NAEMSE Position Paper
Revised Standards & Guidelines on the Accreditation of Educational Programs
March 2017, JEMS
WEB   New NREMT psychomotor begins in 2017
October 2016, JEMS
WEB   Paramedic students help crash victim leaving EMS conference
February 2016,
WEB   'MedBots' Provide Options for Distance Education
by Barry D. Smith, December 2015, EMS World
WEB   Do EMS leaders need a formal education?
August 2015,
WEB   Are Paramedic Program Educators Overworked and Underresourced?
by Remle P. Crowe, BS, NREMT, January 2015, EMS World
WEB   The Five Phases of Preceptorship, by David Gurchiek, PhD, NRP, November 2014, EMS World
WEB   Better Education: 'Hatch's Hopes' & 'Nollette's Nuggets', Chris Nollette, Ed.D, NREMT-P, LP, September, 2014, JEMS
WEB   Why Flunking Exams Is Actually a Good Thing, Benedict Carey, September 4, 2014, New York Times Magazine / The Education Issue
PDF   Choosing the Wrong Paramedic Education Program Could Cost You Thousands of Dollars—and a Career, Summer 2014, The Registry / The Newsletter of The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
WEB   Why EMS Needs Higher Education, Art Hsieh, MA, NREMT-P, July 2014,
PDF   Birth of EMS / The History of the Paramedic, Dennis Edgerly, BS, EMT-P, October 2013, JEMS
WEB   A Different Kind of Paramedic, by Mike Smith, BS, MICP, December 2012, EMS World


PDF   Resources on Accreditation, Debra Cason RN MS EMT-P, Winter 2011, Educator Update / National Association of EMS Educators
PDF   Why accreditation - and why now?, Winter 2011, National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)
PDF   The Alphabet Soup of Accreditation by Kathy Megivern, Executive Director, CAAHEP, Fall / Winter 2011, Connections / National Network of Health Career Programs in Two-Year Colleges (NN2)
PDF   Is Cost Really a Barrier to Accreditation? by Debra Cason RN MS EMT-P, Fall / Winter 2011, Connections / National Network of Health Career Programs in Two-Year Colleges (NN2)
WEB   EMS Agenda Changes Will Affect You, Debra Cason, MS, RN, EMT-P and Kathy Robinson, RN, EMT-P,
September 2011, JEMS
WEB   Does the Bogeyman Cometh? by Mike Smith, BS, MICP, August 2011, EMS World
WEB   On Scene, October 2009, Accreditation of Paramedic Educational Programs, International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
PDF   Estimating the Probability of Passing the National Paramedic Certification Examination, Fernandez, BS NREMT-P et al, 2007, Academic Emergency Medicine Journal
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