North Carolina

North Carolina EMS Office Contact Info

North Carolina Office of EMS

1201 Umstead Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 855-3935
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North Carolina EMS Exams Information

North Carolina EMR Exams

For North Carolina EMR licenses, you need to take a state exam and the NREMT. Successful completion of these examinations is required to apply for a North Carolina EMS license. Successful completion of initial provider courses allows a student to be eligible to test with the NC State Office of EMS and the National Registry. Students have one year after the course completion date to take and successfully complete the NC state exam with up to three attempts. Students who do not successfully complete the exam within three attempts need to complete an entire initial provider course again. Students wishing to take the National Registry exam must register for the exam within two years after the initial course completion.

Find out more about the EMR exam here and here

North Carolina EMT Exams

For North Carolina EMT licenses, you need to take a state exam and the NREMT. Successful completion of these examinations is required to apply for a North Carolina EMS license. Successful completion of initial provider courses allows a student to be eligible to test with the NC State Office of EMS and the National Registry. Students have one year after the course completion date to take and successfully complete the NC state exam with up to three attempts. Students who do not successfully complete the exam within three attempts need to complete an entire initial provider course again. Students wishing to take the National Registry exam must register for the exam within two years after the initial course completion.

Find out more about the EMT exam here and here

North Carolina AEMT Exams

For North Carolina AEMT licenses, you need to take a state exam and the NREMT. Successful completion of these examinations is required to apply for a North Carolina EMS license. Successful completion of initial provider courses allows a student to be eligible to test with the NC State Office of EMS and the National Registry. Students have one year after the course completion date to take and successfully complete the NC state exam with up to three attempts. Students who do not successfully complete the exam within three attempts need to complete an entire initial provider course again. Students wishing to take the National Registry exam must register for the exam within two years after the initial course completion.

Find out more about the AEMT exam here and here

North Carolina Paramedic Exams

For North Carolina Paramedic licenses, you need to take a state exam and the NREMT. Successful completion of these examinations is required to apply for a North Carolina EMS license. Successful completion of initial provider courses allows a student to be eligible to test with the NC State Office of EMS and the National Registry. Students have one year after the course completion date to take and successfully complete the NC state exam with up to three attempts. Students who do not successfully complete the exam within three attempts need to complete an entire initial provider course again. Students wishing to take the National Registry exam must register for the exam within two years after the initial course completion.

Find out more about the Paramedic exam here and here

 

Requirements for North Carolina EMS Certification

EMR - Emergency Medical Responder

In order to be credentialed by the OEMS as an EMR the individual shall be at least 18 years old, complete an approved educational program, complete a scope of practice performance evaluation that uses performance measures based on the cognitive, psychomotor, and effective educational objectives, within 90 days from the course graded date to complete a written exam administered by the state, and submit a criminal background history check.

For more information on becoming an EMR in North Carolina go here.

EMT - Emergency Medical Technician

In order to be credentialed by the OEMS as an EMT the individual shall be at least 18 years old, complete an approved educational program, complete a scope of practice performance evaluation that uses performance measures based on the cognitive, psychomotor, and effective educational objectives, within 90 days from the course graded date to complete a written exam administered by the state, and submit a criminal background history check.

For more information on becoming an EMT in North Carolina go here.

AEMT - Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

In order to be credentialed by the OEMS as an AEMT the individual shall be at least 18 years old, complete an approved educational program, complete a scope of practice performance evaluation that uses performance measures based on the cognitive, psychomotor, and effective educational objectives, within 90 days from the course graded date to complete a written exam administered by the state, and submit a criminal background history check.

For more information on becoming an AEMT in North Carolina go here.

EMT-P - Paramedic

In order to be credentialed by the OEMS as a Paramedic the individual shall be at least 18 years old, complete an approved educational program, complete a scope of practice performance evaluation that uses performance measures based on the cognitive, psychomotor, and effective educational objectives, within 90 days from the course graded date to complete a written exam administered by the state, and submit a criminal background history check.

For more information on becoming a Paramedic in North Carolina go here.

 

North Carolina EMS Programs

Type Program Address City Phone # Website
EMT, Paramedic Alamance Community College 1247 Jimmie Kerr Road Graham 336-506-4299 website
Paramedic Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College 24 Canoe Lane Asheville 828-782-2352 website
EMR, EMT, AEMT, Paramedic Blue Ridge Community College 180 West Campus Drive Flat Rock 828-694-1732 website
EMT, Paramedic Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute 2855 Hickory Blvd Hudson 828-726-2628 website
EMR, EMT, Paramedic Catawba Valley Community College 2760 Highway 70 SE Hickory 828-327-7000 website
EMR, EMT, AEMT, Paramedic Central Carolina Community College-Sanford 1105 Kelly Drive Sanford 919-777-7776 website
EMT, Paramedic Piedmont Community College/Carolinas Medical Center PO Box 32861 Charlotte 704-355-8661 website
EMT Cleveland Community College 137 South Post Road Shelby 704-669-4196 website
EMT Coastal Carolina Community College 444 Western Blvd Jacksonville 910-938-6758 website
EMT, Paramedic Davidson County Community College 297 DCCC Road Thomasville 336-224-4788 website
EMT, Paramedic Durham Technical Community College 525 College Park Road Hillsborough 919-536-7200 website
EMT, Paramedic Fayetteville Technical Community College PO Box 35236 Fayetteville 910-678-8469 website
EMT Gaston College 201 Highway 321 South Dallas 704-922-6249 website
Paramedic Guilford Technical Community College 601 E Main Street Jamestown 336-334-4822 website
EMR, EMT, AEMT Johnston Community College 245 College Road Smithfield 919-464-2359 website
EMT, Paramedic Lenoir Community College 231 Highway 58 South Kinston 252-527-6223 website
Paramedic Piedmont Community College 337 Wall Street Yanceyville 336-694-4013 website
EMT Pitt Community College 1986 Pitt Tech Road Winterville 252-493-7713 website
EMT Sandhills Community College 3395 Airport Road Pinehurst 910-695-3768 website
EMT, Paramedic South Piedmont Community College 4209 Old Charlotte Highway Monroe 704-290-5817 website
EMT, Paramedic Surry Community College 630 South Main Street Dobson 336-386-3330 website
EMT, AEMT, Paramedic Tri-County Community College 21 Campus Circle Murphy 828-835-4251 website

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