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Required hours for license renewal – TN

Required Hours For Renewal of License

Start date…January 1, 2015 

LICENSE LEVEL HOURS REQUIRED TO INCLUDE PEDIATRIC HOURS
EMR 10 2
EMT/EMTIV 20 5
AEMT 25 8
PARAMEDIC 32 8

Important Dates To Remember for Transition

May 31, 2014 – Last day to complete EMT-IV Course.

June 1, 2014 – All programs must follow National Education Standards for

Scope of Practice. 

August 1, 2014 – Services can no longer hire an EMT-B to work on an ambulance.

An EMT-B is “Grandfathered” to that service only, if hired prior to

August 1, 2014.  If they leave that service they lose their “Grandfather

Clause” and can no longer work on an ambulance, until they complete

an AEMT course. 

January 1, 2015 – New renewal requirements effective.  If you renew in 2015, you must

have the new appropriate number of CEU’s  (See Above)

 May 31, 2016 – Last day to license as EMT IV. 

December 31, 2016 – Transition deadline for EMT-IV to transition to AEMT, if you

haven’t transitioned, you will go back down to an EMT-B.