How To Become A Paramedic In Michigan

How To Become A Paramedic In Michigan

Levels of EMT

Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B)
Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate (EMT-I)
Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic (EMT-P)

National Registry State

Required.

Requirements

  • At least 18 years old
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Criminal background check

Length of License

2 years

License Maintenance Requirements

Continuing education OR DOT refresher course OR NREMT current certification

Continuing Education Requirements by Level

Total Hours:
EMT-B: 30
EMT-I: 30
EMT-P: 45

Regulating State Agency

Michigan Department of Community Health
201 Townsend St
Lansing, Michigan 48913
Ph: (517) 373-3740
http://www.emsrb.state.mn.us/

Scope of Practice

Michigan has regional protocols developed by the Medical Control Authority (MCA).

Reciprocity

EMT-B: NREMT-B
EMT-I: NREMT-I
EMT-P: NREMT-P

Costs

All licenses cost $25 ($75 for reinstatement after expiration)

Accredited Schools for 2013

  1. Huron Valley Ambulance – Ann Arbor, MI
  2. Kalamazoo Valley Community College – Kalamazoo, MI
  3. Lansing Community College – Lansing, MI

As of 08/12/2011

Stats

Currently state licensed EMS professionals:
EMT-B: 12,914
EMT-I: 2061
EMT-P: 3629

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