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NREMT Launches National Certification EMR and EMT Exams

Feb 08, 2012

On January 1, the NREMT launched National EMS Certification examinations for the EMR and EMT levels.
On January 1, the NREMT launched National EMS Certification examinations for the EMR and EMT levels. These examinations reflect content outlined in the National EMS Education Standards and National Scope of Practice model. Candidates who successfully pass their EMR and EMT certification examinations do not need to complete transitions previously outlined by the NREMT. The proper post nominal notations for the Scope of Practice Model provider levels are:

. NREMR - Emergency Medical Responder
. NREMT - Emergency Medical Technician
. NRAEMT - Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
. NRP - Paramedic

The recommended placement is following an educational notion: John Q. Smith, BS, NREMT. US Trademark
applications were filed by the National Registry for each of these notations and they can be used by Nationally
Certified EMS providers as long as they hold a current, valid certification.