Maine

Maine EMS Office Contact Info

Maine Office of EMS

45 Commerce Drive Suite #1 
152 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0152
(207) 626-3860
website

 

Maine EMS Exams Information

Maine EMR Exams

A person seeking to license as an emergency medical services provider in Maine must successfully complete a Maine EMS-approved psychomotor and cognitive exam.  Maine EMS uses the National Registry of EMT (NREMT) psychomotor and cognitive exams to fulfill State licensure testing requirements at the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) level.

Find out more about the EMR National Registry exam here and here.

Maine EMT Exams

A person seeking to license as an emergency medical services provider in Maine must successfully complete a Maine EMS-approved psychomotor and cognitive exam.  Maine EMS uses the National Registry of EMT (NREMT) psychomotor and cognitive exams to fulfill State licensure testing requirements at the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level.

Find out more about the EMT National Registry exam here and here.

Maine AEMT Exams

A person seeking to license as an emergency medical services provider in Maine must successfully complete a Maine EMS-approved psychomotor and cognitive exam.  Maine EMS uses the National Registry of EMT (NREMT) psychomotor and cognitive exams to fulfill State licensure testing requirements at the Advanced EMT (AEMT) level.

Find out more about the AEMT National Registry exam here and here.

Maine Paramedic Exams

A person seeking to license as an emergency medical services provider in Maine must successfully complete a Maine EMS-approved psychomotor and cognitive exam.  Maine EMS uses the National Registry of EMT (NREMT) psychomotor and cognitive exams to fulfill State licensure testing requirements at the Paramedic level.

Find out more about the Paramedic National Registry exam here and here.

 

Requirements for Maine EMS Certification

EMR - Emergency Medical Responder

Once you complete a state-approved EMR program, apply for your Maine EMS initial license.

For more information on becoming an EMR in Maine go here.

EMT - Emergency Medical Technician

An EMT in the state of Maine responds to the scene of an emergency to provide emergency medical assessment and care. EMTs are trained to various levels of maintaining the ABCs of a patient: Airway, Breathing, and Circulation. An EMT can perform Basic Life Support (BLS) procedures including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillation, mechanical ventilation using a bag-valve mask, placement of airway adjuncts such as oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airways, splinting (including spinal immobilization and traction splints), and suctioning. In addition, EMTs are trained to assist patients with administration of their own prescribed nitroglycerin, metered-dose inhalers such as albuterol, and epinephrine auto injectors such as the EpiPen. 

Once you complete a state-approved EMT program, apply for your Maine EMS initial license.

For more information on becoming an EMT in Maine go here.

AEMT - Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

An EMT in the state of Maine responds to the scene of an emergency to provide emergency medical assessment and care. EMTs are trained to various levels of maintaining the ABCs of a patient: Airway, Breathing, and Circulation. An EMT can perform Basic Life Support (BLS) procedures including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillation, mechanical ventilation using a bag-valve mask, placement of airway adjuncts such as oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airways, splinting (including spinal immobilization and traction splints), and suctioning. In addition, EMTs are trained to assist patients with administration of their own prescribed nitroglycerin, metered-dose inhalers such as albuterol, and epinephrine auto injectors such as the EpiPen. Advanced EMTs and Paramedics are further trained in life support procedures and are classified as Advanced Life Support (ALS).

Once you complete a state-approved AEMT program, apply for your Maine EMS initial license.

For more information on becoming an AEMT in Maine go here.

EMT-P - Paramedic

An EMT in the state of Maine responds to the scene of an emergency to provide emergency medical assessment and care. EMTs are trained to various levels of maintaining the ABCs of a patient: Airway, Breathing, and Circulation. An EMT can perform Basic Life Support (BLS) procedures including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillation, mechanical ventilation using a bag-valve mask, placement of airway adjuncts such as oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airways, splinting (including spinal immobilization and traction splints), and suctioning. In addition, EMTs are trained to assist patients with administration of their own prescribed nitroglycerin, metered-dose inhalers such as albuterol, and epinephrine auto injectors such as the EpiPen. Advanced EMTs and Paramedics are further trained in life support procedures and are classified as Advanced Life Support (ALS).

Once you complete a state-approved Paramedic program, apply for your Maine EMS initial license.

For more information on becoming a Paramedic in Maine go here.

 

Maine EMS Programs

Type Program Address City Phone # Website
EMT, AEMT, Paramedic Eastern Maine Community College 345 Hogan Road Bangor 207-974-4880 website
AEMT, Paramedic Kennebec Valley Community College 92 Western Avenue Fairfield 207-974-4880 website
AEMT Northern Maine Community College 33 Edgemont Drive Presque Isle 207-768-2753 website
Paramedic Southern Maine Community College 2 Fort Road South Portland 207-741-5720 website
Paramedic United Training Center 192 Russell Street Lewistown 207-782-8414 website

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