Contact Idaho EMS:
Fax: (208) 334-4015
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.
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.
Practical Examination Application
Optional Module Examination Application
Student Instructions for NREMT Registration
What to expect at the written exam center
Mobile Written Examination Application
Testing Voucher Application
EMR Patient Assessment/Management-Medical
EMR Patient Assessment Management-Trauma
EMR Bleeding Control/Shock Management **
BLS (EMR/EMT) Bag-Valve-Mask Ventilation of an Apneic Adult Patient
BLS (EMR/EMT) Oxygen Administration by Non-Rebreather Mask
BLS (EMR/EMT) Cardiac Arrest Management/AED
EMT Patient Assessment/Management-Medical
EMT Patient Assessment/Management-Trauma
EMT Spinal Immobilization (Supine Patient)
EMT Bleeding Control/Shock Management *
EMT Joint Immobilization *
EMT Long Bone Immobilization *
EMT Spinal Immobilization (Seated Patient) *
*Random Skills--One (1) selected at random for each exam
**Included with Patient Assessment/Management-Trauma for EMR practical exams
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Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS 100)
NIMS-An Introduction (IS-700)
Pediatric Training Opportunities
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.
Paramedic Instruction Guidelines
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.
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.