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Student & Provider Education

To obtain an EMS license in the state of Idaho, an individual must successfully complete an EMS course from an Idaho approved EMS Education Program, hold a current EMS license in another state, or hold a current National Registry Emergency Medical Technicians certification. Upcoming initial courses, for all levels, can be found on the Initial EMS Courses link.

Initial EMS Courses
Transition Courses
Education Institutions

Successful completion of the National Registry of EMT’s (NREMT) computer based written examination and the psychomotor examination is required to apply for an Idaho EMS license. The psychomotor and written exams must be successfully completed within twelve (12) months of each other within two years of course completion.  Upcoming psychomotor exams, mobile written exams (must be eligible), and OM exams for the next two months can be located on the Exam Schedule. 

Psychomotor Exam Written Exam Testing Vouchers

 

Landing Zone, Extrication Awareness, and Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment

Go to TRAIN Idaho (use Internet Explorer 7 or higher or Google Chrome). If you had an account at Idahoprepares.com use your email address and password from your Idahoprepares.com account to access TRAIN Idaho. If you did not have an account with Idahoprepares.com or you are unable to log in, set up an account with TRAIN Idaho.

Hazmat

HazMat training

Incident Command

FEMA search results
Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS 100)
NIMS-An Introduction (IS-700)

Pediatric Training 

Pediatric Training Opportunities

Electric Vehicle Safety Training

www.evsafetytraining.org


Education Program

EMS Education Programs in Idaho must be approved by the Bureau of EMS and Preparedness for successful graduates of EMS courses to be eligible for a standardized certification exam. Qualifying EMS Agencies, Hospitals, State Governmental Entities, and Schools are eligible for approval as an EMS Education Program and must be approved before requesting an EMS course.

New Instructor Application

Instructor Orientation

Go to TRAIN Idaho (use Internet Explorer 7 or higher or Google Chrome). If you had an account at Idahoprepares.com use your email address and password from your Idahoprepares.com account to access TRAIN Idaho. If you did not have an account with Idahoprepares.com or you are unable to log in, set up an account with TRAIN Idaho.

Scope of Practice Transition Education

Providers who are not currently licensed at the 2011 Idaho EMSPC Scope of Practice for EMR, EMT, and Paramedic must complete a level specific Idaho Bureau of EMS & Preparedness approved transition course.

  • A transition course must include both a didactic component and transition skills check verified by the course physician. The Online Transition Lessons and Fisdap only fulfill the didactic component.
  • Transition course applications, information, and resources for providers  and agencies needing to start a course are available on the Scope of Practice Transition page.

Optional Module Resources

Optional modules (OMs) are skills identified by the EMS Physician Commission that exceed the floor level Scope of Practice for EMS personnel and may be adopted by the agency medical director. Requirements, training, and exam information for adopting OMs are available on the Optional Module Resources page.