EMT Refresher Course in Tempe, AZ
Upon completing your EMT training and working in the field, you will eventually need to fulfill your continuing education requirements to maintain your EMT license. Certification is essential, but so is EMT recertification.
Our comprehensive, 3-day continuing education Refresher Course will provide you with the required continuing education hours to recertify for both the state of Arizona and NREMT recertification. By combining traditional classroom instruction and changes to EMT protocol, our goal is to prepare you for success.
What You’ll Learn
Our intensive, 3-day course consists of the Traditional EMT Refresher and the NCCP National Registry 20-hour requirements. Altogether, this recertification class is presented in a 30-hour format.
Our EMT refresher training is approved by the Arizona Department of Health Services as well as the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), granting us the authority to award continuing education credits to EMT professionals.
In order to meet the requirements for NREMT recertification, our refresher course provides students with classroom lectures, student workbooks, and a practical-skills laboratory. We utilize both traditional and hands-on methods to accomplish the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective objectives of the program. To successfully complete this course, you must demonstrate mastery of both written and practical material.
Unitek EMT in Arizona was a great experience. From beginning to end it was great. My advisor was extremely helpful in getting me enrolled and started. He answered all my questions and made the enrollment process a breeze. The instructors are amazing and full of experience. If you’re looking for a fast learning program this is for you. Amazing school!
- Megan H. (EMT Program Graduate)
The Tempe EMT Campus
Here in Tempe, our mission is to help aspiring EMTs achieve their career goals in as little time as possible. In addition to our EMT continuing education classes, we also provide a 14-Day EMT Boot Camp.
Our training facility maintains three large classrooms, a student lounge, and an administrative area for providing career services to our students.
Our facility maintains three large classrooms, a break room, and administrative and clerical areas that provide various types of student support.
We pride ourselves on the length and efficiency of our EMT refresher training. In just three days, you will receive 30 total hours of continuing education credit. Our program satisfies all state requirements for Arizona recertification. Regarding national recertification, our program will award you with all required topic materials for the first section of the National Registry recertification requirements.
All of our instructors are certified EMS professionals. They are also seasoned veterans in the field of healthcare. With their knowledge and experience, they are uniquely equipped to support our EMS students.
Best investment you can make for yourself. Great instructors and TA’S. A lot of information for a short time, but they make it fun and interesting.
- Jon S. (EMT Program Graduate)
EMT Campus Location
Unitek EMT is conveniently located in Tempe, Arizona, with access to the Maricopa Freeway and several main roads. Our facility is approximately 10 to 15 minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. We are also in close proximity to several retail stores, hotels, and restaurants.
Tempe EMT Training Facility
1241 W. Warner Rd., Suite 101
Tempe, AZ 85284
Toll Free: 866-449-6105
Tempe, Arizona is full of rich outdoor activities and cultural experiences. Whether you’re in town for a visit or plan to enroll in one of our programs, the city has lots of options. These include the Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe Town Lake, Tempe Beach Park, and Wells Fargo Arena.
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Commonly Asked Questions
How do I maintain my EMT certification?
You should renew your certification before it expires. NREMTs can recertify by completing a set number of continuing education hours (no cognitive exam is required).
Note: The NREMT strongly suggests that you reference the specific license renewal requirements for every state in which you are licensed to practice.
How often do EMTs need to get recertified?
Nationally Registered EMTs must renew their certification every two years.
What counts as continuing education for EMTs?
The EMT National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) requires a total of 40 hours of continuing education to recertify. This model has three components: (1) a national component, (2) a local/state component, and (3) an individual component.
At Unitek EMT, we provide 30 hours of the required continuing education credits. It is your responsibility to complete the 10 additional hours as outlined by the NREMT.
How long is the EMT Refresher Course?
The EMT Refresher Course spans three eight-hour days for a total of 30 hours. There are 24 classroom hours and 6 hours for student workbooks (quizzes only).
How much is the EMT Refresher Course?
In total, our EMT Refresher Course costs $250. The registration fee is $50 and the training fee is $200.
What happens if I let my EMT certification lapse?
It depends on how long your certification has lapsed. For instance, the requirements are different for a certification that has lapsed between 0-24 months versus two years or more. The NREMT delves into the varying requirements here.
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