NREMT Remedial Program

Candidates are granted three (3) attempts to pass the cognitive (written) examination. If the candidate is unsuccessful after three (3) attempts, they must submit documentation to the NREMT that they have completed 24 hours of remedial training. Following the 24 hour remedial training, candidates are given three (3) more attempts to pass the cognitive (written) examination. If the candidate is unsuccessful after six (6) attempts, they are required to repeat the entire EMT course.The remedial training program consists of the following:

  • Preparatory- Well being of the EMT, Medical Direction, Quality Improvement, Personal Protection, Scene Safety, Medical / Legal, Anatomy, Lifting and moving.
  • Airway- Basic airway management, Oxygen delivery systems, adjuncts and oxygen therapy OB, Infants, children- OBGYN emergencies, child birth, care of the newborn, assessing the expectant mother, Pediatric emergencies, Trauma in the pediatric patient.
  • Patient Assessment- Primary Survey, Vital Signs and monitoring, History taking, Medical Assessment, Trauma Assessment, Secondary assessment, communications.
  • Medical/Behavioral- General Pharmacology, Respiratory Emergencies, Abdominal emergencies, Environmental emergencies, Diabetic emergencies, Allergic reactions, Behavioral emergencies.
  • Trauma- Management of shock, Bleeding/wounds, soft tissue trauma, chest trauma, injuries to the head, neck, spine. Elective- HAZMAT operations, Ambulance Operations, Incident Command System.

You are eligible to take this course if you are still within the 1 year window from the end date of your course.

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

This course is held over 3 days starting at 8 AM at National EMS Institute’s Carver Campus at 90 Main St. Carver, MA 02330. Upon successful completion of this program, students will receive a certificate of completion to send to the NREMT.



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.

Contact Information
  • 90 Main Street Carver, MA 02330

    Phone: 800-497-6732 Fax: 508-436-4730

  • 2 Galleria Mall Drive Taunton, MA 02780

    Phone: 508-465-1460 Fax: 508-436-4730

  • 485 Arsenal St. Watertown, MA 02472

    Phone: 1-800-497-6732 Fax: 508-436-4730

  • 999 S. Washington St. N. Attleboro, MA 02760

    Phone: 800-678-6196 Fax: 508-436-4730

  • 7 Neponset St. Worcester, MA 01606

    Phone: 800-497-6732 Fax: 508-436-4730

  • 1702 Riverdale St. W. Springfield, MA

    Phone: 800-497-6732 Fax: 508-436-4730

  • 1775 Washington St. Hanover, MA 02339

    Phone: 800-497-6732 Fax: 508-436-4730

  • 100 Independence Way Danvers, MA 01923

    Phone: 800-497-6732 Fax: 508-436-4730