Paramedic Refresher

Christian Knutsen, MD
Christian Knutsen, MD
Course Medical Director
EMS & Paramedic Training
Contact: Douglas Sandbrook, MA, EMT-P, Paramedic Program Director/EMS Liaison
Phone: 315 464-4851

Spring 2017 Paramedic Rapid Refresher Course

Application deadline: 3/17/2017
Practical Exam: 5/13/2017
Written Exam: 5/18/2017

For details, please see flyer, instructions, and application PDF Icon or call the EMS Programs Office: 315-464-4851

Upstate Medical University's Department of Emergency Medicine Paramedic Refresher Program is designed to exceed the standards set forth by the New York State Department of Heath Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. Curriculum is based upon the National Education Standards adopted by New York State in 2013.  Paramedic Refresher includes the following: 

  • American Heart Association - Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Renewal
  • American Heart Association - Advanced Cardiac Life support Renewal
  • American Heart Association - Pediatric Advanced Life Support Renewal

To retain NYS DOH BEMS Certification, all EMS personnel must refresh their certification every three years. Eligible students must possess a valid or expired New York State Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic Certification. Challenge format; eligible candidates are required to attend challenge evaluation to determine their individual learning program. Class size is limited; register early to secure a seat.