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WEB   January 2017
  • Registration now Open! for Minneapolis/St. Paul
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  • CAAHEP Seeks Recent Graduate to Serve as a Commissioner and on Board
    of Directors
  • Milestones
  • Fee Changes

Continuing Education

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

More information
Application for CAPCE Accreditation of a CAAHEP (CoAEMSP) Accredited Organization
Letter to CAAHEP-accredited programs

In the News

New NREMT psychomotor begins in 2017
October 2016, JEMS

Paramedic students help crash victim leaving EMS conference
February 2016,

'MedBots' Provide Options for Distance Education
by Barry D. Smith, December 2015, EMS World

Do EMS leaders need a formal education?
August 2015,

Are Paramedic Program Educators Overworked and Underresourced?
by Remle P. Crowe, BS, NREMT, January 2015, EMS World

The Five Phases of Preceptorship, by David Gurchiek, PhD, NRP, November 2014, EMS World

Better Education: 'Hatch's Hopes' & 'Nollette's Nuggets', Chris Nollette, Ed.D, NREMT-P, LP, September, 2014, JEMS

Why Flunking Exams Is Actually a Good Thing, Benedict Carey, September 4, 2014, New York Times Magazine / The Education Issue

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

Why EMS Needs Higher Education, Art Hsieh, MA, NREMT-P, July 2014,

Birth of EMS / The History of the Paramedic, Dennis Edgerly, BS, EMT-P, October 2013, JEMS

A Different Kind of Paramedic, by Mike Smith, BS, MICP, December 2012, EMS World


Resources on Accreditation, Debra Cason RN MS EMT-P, Winter 2011, Educator Update / National Association of EMS Educators

Why accreditation - and why now?, Winter 2011, National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)

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)

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)

EMS Agenda Changes Will Affect You, Debra Cason, MS, RN, EMT-P and Kathy Robinson, RN, EMT-P,
September 2011, JEMS

Does the Bogeyman Cometh? by Mike Smith, BS, MICP, August 2011, EMS World

On Scene, October 2009, Accreditation of Paramedic Educational Programs, International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)

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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