avatar February 21, 2012, 4:48 am

Rhode Island

by: Mike    Category: EMT Classes By State
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You want to become an EMT in Rhode Island and you want to know the EMT requirements? We have prepared this quick information sheet on EMT jobs perspective and requirements. Please note that all states require EMT classes’ confirmation and EMT certification. However, some States are more rigorous in their selection of EMTs.


Rhode Island stats:

Rhode Island population: 1,051,302

Number of hospitals in Rhode Island: 7



General EMT requirements:

  • Be over 18 of age
  • High School Diploma
  • Clean criminal record
  • Completed an EMT classes


Specific Rhode Island EMT requirements:

The Rhode Island Emergency Medical Services oversees EMT certifications. In addition to the regular EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate and EMT-Paramedic certification, they also offer another EMT training program. It is called the EMT-Cardiac. Those EMTs will be more specialized and therefore have a better chance of earning a better salary. But make sure to register fast for this specialization. It is open on a first come first served basis.


Rhode Island EMT fees & other specification:


The State of Rhode Island uses the NREMT exam as many other State. They state that only 2 students out of 3 (67%) passed their exam on the first attempt. If you want to avoid all the problems around writing your exam a second or third time, we strongly suggest that you do several practice exams prior to writing the “ultimate test”. Click here to access over 2,000 questions that will prepare you to write a successful exam.

Pass Your NREMT Exam On The First Attempt


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