Arkansas

Arkansas EMS Office Contact Info

Arkansas Office of EMS

5800 West 10th Street, Suite #800
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 661-2262
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Arkansas EMS Exams Information

Arkansas EMR Exams

Arkansas does not offer EMR licesnses.

Arkansas EMT Exams

Successfully complete the Arkansas psychomotor skills examination and the National Registry of EMTs didactic examination. Information will be given through your EMT program.

Find out more about the EMT National Registry exam here.

Arkansas AEMT Exams

To become an AEMT, successfully complete the NREMT Advanced EMT certification examination including both didactic and psychomotor exams. Also provide documentation for current license as an Arkansas EMT; Successful completion of a Department approved Advanced EMT program; copy of a current signed Healthcare Provider CPR card (Must follow current American Heart Association Guidelines and require a hands on skills component) documenting completion of a CPR course designed specifically for healthcare providers.

Find out more about the AEMT National Registry exam here.

Arkansas Paramedic Exams

To become a Paramedic, successfully complete the NREMT certification examination including both didactic and psychomotor exams. Also provide documentation for current license as an Arkansas EMSP; Successful completion of a Department approved Paramedic course, Copy of a current signed Healthcare Provider CPR card (Must follow current American Heart Association Guidelines and require a hands-on skills component) documenting completion of a CPR course designed specifically for healthcare providers; Submit a copy of a signed current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) card documenting completion of an ACLS class.

Find out more about the Paramedic National Registry exam here.

 

Requirements for Arkansas EMS Certification

EMR - Emergency Medical Responder

Arkansas does not offer EMR licesnses.

EMT - Emergency Medical Technician

To become an EMT in Arkansas you must: Have a successful completion of a Department approved EMT course including all didactic, clinical and field internship requirements, and successfully complete the Arkansas psychomotor skills examination and the National Registry of EMTs didactic examination.

View Arkansas' Rules and Regulations for more information here.

AEMT - Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

Pre-requisites for beginning education program: Successful completion of a Department approved EMT Course, or holds a current State EMT license/certification from another state and a current National Registered EMT card, or Military personnel who have a current National Registered EMT card; Copy of a current signed Healthcare Provider CPR card (Must follow current American Heart Association Guidelines and require a hands-on skills component) documenting completion of a CPR course designed specifically for healthcare providers.

View Arkansas' Rules and Regulations for more information here.

EMT-P - Paramedic

Pre-requisites for beginning an education program: Holds any current State EMT license or Advanced EMT licensure. Military must hold a current National Registered EMT or Advanced EMT license. Those not holding an Arkansas license must obtain Arkansas licensure prior to beginning any field or clinical internship; Copy of a current signed Healthcare Provider CPR card (Must follow current American Heart Association Guidelines and require a hands-on skills component) documenting completion of a CPR course designed specifically for healthcare providers prior to beginning any field or clinical internship.

View Arkansas' Rules and Regulations for more information here.

 

Arkansas EMS Programs

Type Program Address City Phone # Website
EMT, Paramedic Arkansas Northeastern College 251 South Division Street Blytheville 870-780-1254 website
EMT, Paramedic Arkansas State University-Beebe PO Box 909 Searcy 501-207-6242 website
EMT, Paramedic Arkansas State University-Mountain Home 1600 South College Street Mountain Home 870-508-6365 website
Paramedic Arkansas Tech University 1700 Helberg Lane Ozark 479-508-8500 website
EMT, Paramedic Black River Technical College 1410 Hwy 304 East Pocahontas 870-248-4000 website
EMT East Arkansas Community College 1700 New Castle Road Forrest City 879-633-4480 website
EMT, Paramedic National Park College 101 College Drive Hot Springs 501-760-4207 website
EMT North Arkansas College 1515 Pioneer Drive Harrison 870-391-3125 website
EMR, EMT, Paramedic Northwest Arkansas Community College One College Drive Bentonville 479-619-4251 website
EMT, Paramedic South Arkansas Community College 300 S West Ave El Dorado 870-864-8490 website
EMT, Paramedic Southeast Arkansas College 1900 Hazel Street Pine Bluff 870-850-2184 website
EMT, Paramedic University of Arkansas at Monticello 1609 East Ash Street McGehee 870-222-8929 website
EMT University of Arkansas Community College at Hope 2500 South Main Street Hope 870-722-8513 website
EMT, Paramedic University of Arkansas Community College Batesville 2005 White Drive Batesville 870-612-2061 website
EMT, Paramedic University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College  3000 West Scenic Drive North Little Rock 501-812-2200 website

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