Online Continued Competency

Do not let your certification lapse simply due to neglect!

NEI provides innovative courses unmatched by any other institution. Enjoy the lectures and presentations from the comfort of your own home with our Online Continued Competency program.

For those who began their endeavor into emergency medicine through National EMS Institute, we urge you to return and observe the vast additions and improvements being made throughout our company and programs each and every day. It has been both an honor and privilege to have trained you in the past, and we look forward to working with you once again in the future.

The National Registry of EMTs Continued Competency Program has replaced the old Massachusetts Refresher Training Program. Under the new standards, Emergency Medical Technicians are required to complete a total of 40 hours of continuing education which is broken down into the following categories:

* National Continued Competency- 20 hours of lecture/return demonstration based on the National EMS Standards. The continued Competency program requires proficiency in the following hands on skills only:

  1. Oxygenation of the apneic patient
  2. Single Rescuer CPR- Adult & Pediatric
  3. Tourniquet application to a simulated patient
  4. Demonstration of the Epinephrine Auto Injector (trainer) to a patient experiencing anaphylaxis
  5. *Time permitting- practice effective patient restraint
  6. *Demonstration of securing a car seat to the ambulance cot.

For those individuals whose NREMT or MA certifications expire in 2018, the NCCR meets the requirements for the NREMT EMT-B to EMT transition.

Students are then required to complete 10 hours of local continuing education.

Students are required to complete 10 hours of individual continuing education. This can be done online through or through reading articles such as case studies in JEMS.

Total Continuing Education Requirement= 40 hours.

Students who are both NREMT and MA certified only need to enter their training information into the NREMT Database.

MA Only EMTs should to create a training profile and enter their continuing education credits.

For both NREMT and MA there is a selection for NCCP in the drop down box. This will pre populate the National Education section of their profiles so they do not need to enter each topic individually.National EMS Institute will be hosting the Massachusetts Continued Competency Program for BLS Providers this program is completed remotely from your home/office/workspace. The program will be completed over 5 weeks for 4 hours per evening. NEI is a state accredited training institution, therefore all programs will be held at the designated times, and each hour must be attended to receive credit for the course.

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be provided with a course completion certificate and program outline for the breakdown of each required category. This will allow the student to transfer the course information to their or Continuing Education Profile.

National EMS Institute is accredited to teach at the BLS level.



National EMS Institute is an Accredited EMT Training Institution by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Medical Service National EMS Institute reserves the right to change course location in order to better serve their students.