Nebraska

Nebraska EMS Office Contact Info

Nebraska Office of EMS

301 Centennial Mall S
PO Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-3121
website

 

Nebraska EMS Exams Information

Nebraska EMR Exams

Nebraska EMRs must pass the National Registry cognitive and psychomotor exam. This test is administered by Pearson VUE, to find a location site near you sign up on the National Registry website.

For more information on the EMR National Registry go here and here.

Nebraska EMT Exams

Nebraska EMTs must pass the National Registry cognitive and psychomotor exam. This test is administered by Pearson VUE, to find a location site near you sign up on the National Registry website.

For more information on the EMT National Registry go here and here.

Nebraska AEMT Exams

Nebraska AEMTs must pass the National Registry cognitive and psychomotor exam. This test is administered by Pearson VUE, to find a location site near you sign up on the National Registry website.

For more information on the AEMT National Registry go here and here.

Nebraska Paramedic Exams

Nebraska Paramedics must pass the National Registry cognitive and psychomotor exam. This test is administered by Pearson VUE, to find a location site near you sign up on the National Registry website.

For more information on the Paramedic National Registry go here and here.

 

Requirements for Nebraska EMS Certification

EMR - Emergency Medical Responder

In Nebraska an EMR is someone who has completed an EMR program and the course of instruction for licensed Emergency Medical Responders that meets the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Emergency Medical Services Educational Standards for the Emergency Medical Technician level that relates to the topics of: Medication administration of aspirin and epinephrine by auto injector, Application of spinal and extremity immobilization devices, Patient transport devices, and Patient transport. 

For more information on Nebraska Paramedic requirements go here and here

EMT - Emergency Medical Technician

In Nebraska an EMT is someone who has completed an EMT program and the course of instruction for licensed Emergency Medical Technician that meets the United States Department of Transportation, National Emergency Medical Services Educational Standards for the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician level as they relate to the topics of: Non-visualized advanced airway management, Impedance threshold device, Intravenous fluid monitoring only, Peripheral intravenous access and monitoring intravenous fluids, Medication administration of albuterol by nebulizer and epinephrine by auto injector; and/or Assessment utilizing a glucometer. 

For more information on Nebraska EMT requirements go here and here

AEMT - Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

In Nebraska an AEMT is someone who has completed an AEMT program and the course of instruction that meets the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for Advanced Emergency Medical Technician included in this course is a foundational depth and foundational breadth of morphine sulfate and the antagonist agent used in overdose and the clinical behaviors/judgment to safely and effectively administer morphine sulfate. This course will include documentation of at least 25 patient contacts, at least 24 intravenous starts, and placement of at least 12 non-visualized airways that must be completed during a minimum of 150 hours of field experience. These requirements may also be completed in a hospital emergency department, clinic, or physician’s office. If the student cannot meet the required patient contacts during the field/clinical experience because of a low number of emergency/medical requests, these patient contacts may be obtained in a classroom setting using manikins.

For more information on Nebraska AEMT requirements go here and here

EMT-P - Paramedic

In Nebraska a Paramedic is someone who has completed a Paramedic program and the course of instruction that meets the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for Paramedic included in this course is a complex depth and comprehensive breadth of; Pharmacologic agents use to assist or to facilitate advanced airway management; and Airway anatomy as it relates to surgical cricothyrotomy and the clinical behaviors/judgment to safely and effectively perform the psychomotor skills of pharmacologically assisted endotracheal intubation, rapid sequence endotracheal intubation, and surgical cricothyrotomy.

For more information on Nebraska Paramedic requirements go here and here

 

Nebraska EMS Programs

Type Program Address City Phone # Website
EMR, EMT, Paramedic Central Community College 3134 W Highway 34 Grand Island 308-398-7479 website
EMT, Paramedic Creighton University 2500 California Plaza Omaha 402-280-1280 website
EMT, Paramedic McCook Community College/Mid-Plains Community College 1205 East 3rd Street McCook 308-345-8160 website
EMT, AEMT, Paramedic Metropolitan Community College-Omaha PO Box 3777 Omaha 402-738-4015 website
Paramedic Northeast Community College 801 E Benjamin Ave Norfolk 402-844-7720 website
EMT, Paramedic Southeast Community College 8800 O Street  Lincoln 402-437-2795 website

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