The Continuing Medical Education (CME) Recertification Program is a state-widerecertification option that allows a Certified First Responder (CFR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), Emergency Medical Technician – Critical Care (EMT- CC), or Paramedic to renew certification without the need to complete a cognitive or psychomotor certification examination. To qualify to participate in the program, candidates must;
a) Be currently certified;
b) Be free from criminal convictions that would bar the candidate from certification in accordance with NYCRR Title 10, Chapter 6, Part 800.8;
c) Be in continuous practice; actively providing prehospital patient care during their period of certification, at or below their level of certification.
d) Demonstrate competency in cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains;
e) Complete required ongoing continuing medical education and skills proficiency verification.