Advancing the EMS profession
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The following EPC courses are offered to address the needs of providers and instructors:

  • Provider Course: 16-hour course for EMTs, paramedics, nurses, physician assistants, and physicians.  This course may be offered as a classroom course, or a hybrid course where students take 8 hours of course content online followed by 8 hours in the classroom. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a certificate of completion,  a wallet card recognizing them as EPC providers for 4 years, and 16 hours of CAPCE credit.

  • Online Module: 8-hour online module that covers the didactic portion of the EPC course. Upon successful completion of the module, students receive a certificate of completion and 8 hours of CAPCE credit.

  • Refresher Course:  8-hour course for individuals who have successfully completed the 16-hour EPC or PEPP provider course within the past four years. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a certificate of completion and 8 hours of CAPCE credit.

  • Instructor Update: 1-hour course for current EPC instructors that provides a comprehensive overview of content and features of a new edition of EPC.  This course is offered as an online course in English and Spanish and may be offered as a classroom course in other languages. This course is required with each new edition of EPC to maintain current instructor status.