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Reinstatement is used when a provider that has failed to meet the requirements for recertification wishes to change their status from expired to active. There are two options for an expired Practitioner to reinstate their status to active:
- Successfully complete the Pennsylvania State Practical and State Written examinations.
- Reinstate through the Continuing Education process.
Option B Reinstatement Process Instructions:
- Expired EMT-B’s will need to complete 24 hours of continuing education (con-ed) credits (within the past 36 months); 12 of those hours must be in the Medical/Trauma category.
- Expired First Responders will need to complete 16 hours of con-ed credits (within the past 36 months); 8 of those hours must be in the Medical/ Trauma category.
Note: Medical/Trauma classes are classes that relate to direct patient care.
Continuing Education Options:
- The Bureau of EMS. Now offers con-ed online thru their LMS System, CentreLearn. After successful completion of a course on the LMS system Con-ed credits are automaticallycredited upon successful completion of the course.
- Con-ed classes offered through local organizations; if you attend training through a local organization that is eligible for con-ed. The class instructor will provide the necessary information to obtain con-ed credit for that class.
Once you have completed the required hours of con-ed. Please submit the following to the Regional Council to receive your re-instatement.
- Any combination of con-ed hours from the con-ed options above that meets the minimum con-ed requirements for your certification level.
- A completed criminal history form
- A completed Reinstatement Application
- A completed student application
- A current copy of an approved Health Care Provider CPR Card
You may request forms by completing and submitting a Reinstatement Form Information Request. Upon receipt of all required documents your application will be processed. Please allow 30 Days for processing.