avatar February 21, 2012, 4:34 am


by: Mike    Category: EMT Classes By State
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You want to become an EMT in Kentucky 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.


Kentucky stats:

Kentucky population: 4,369,356

Number of hospitals in Kentucky: 20



General EMT requirements:

  • Be over 18 of age
  • High School Diploma
  • Clean criminal record
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Background check less than 6 months old
  • Completed an EMT classes


Specific Kentucky EMT requirements:

Kentucky Emergency Medical Services Board is take care of all EMT classes and regulation. This is the only site you need to bookmark if you want to get more info on becoming an EMT in Kentucky. The requirements for reciprocity are available under your individual certification or licensure level on our web site. (EMT, Paramedic, etc) You must have National Registry certification to successfully complete the reciprocity process. Having NREMT certification does not substitute for Kentucky certification. Kentucky certification is issued through the Certification section and is valid for a two year period. Kentucky certification is required of all EMTs practicing in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.


Kentucky EMT fees & other specification:


Fees for an EMT license in Kentucky is about $75.00 ($65.00 Licensure Fee + $10.00 Application Fee) and there is a $200.00 Fees ($125.00 Reciprocity Fee + $65.00 Certification Fee + $10.00 Application Fee) for reciprocity license. The average salary for an EMT in Kentucky is $13.65.

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