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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

Continuing Education and Recertification

Continuing Education Application & Information

(For ALS Continuing Education, please send your request directly to the SD Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners at sdbmoe@state.sd.us)

National Registry certification is required for entry into the state EMS System for all recognized levels.  All Advanced Life Support providers are required to be licensed through the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners. It is recommended that you maintain your National Registry certification.

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The Emergency Medical Services Program reviews and approves BLS continuing education training to ensure that it is appropriate for recertification purposes following the National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) and National Registry’s EMR and EMT Recertification requirements.


All agencies or training centers offering BLS continuing education are required to submit the BLS Continuing Education Application form to the EMS Program two weeks prior to the beginning of the training date by logging into their account on the E-Licensing Portal.  

Application for BLS Training Approval

EMR & EMT Recertification & Resources

Recertification / Personal Information Updates / Record Continuing Education Hours

  • EMTs in the state of South Dakota are required to submit proof of current CPR Healthcare Provider/AED certification and 20 hours of State topic required continued medical education hours following the National Registry’s “National Component” requirements every two years, or proof of current National Registry certification and CPR Healthcare Provider/AED certification.

  • EMRs in the state of South Dakota are required to submit proof of current CPR Healthcare Provider/AED Certification and 16 hours of State topic continuing medical education hours following the National Registry’s topics every two years, or proof of current National Registry Certification and CPR Healthcare Provider/AED Certification.

  • EMT Recertification Resource Book

  • EMR Recertification Resource Book

  • For recertification questions please email Bob Hardwick or call 605-773-4440.

 

National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) Recertification Model

 

Training Resources

 

Education Standards & Transition Course Information

 

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