To be eligible to apply for certification or recertification, an individual must at all times be eligible for or hold a full and unrestricted license to practice as an EMS professional under the laws of the licensing or authorizing agency of the jurisdiction(s) in which he practices. The NREMT may deny an individual eligibility for certification or recertification because of the limitation, suspension or revocation of any of the individual’s licenses to practice as an EMS Provider or other healthcare professional by any licensing or authorizing agency or the surrender of such a license while under investigation and/or in lieu of disciplinary action against his license.
The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians® (NREMT) which establishes eligibility requirements for applicants may, in its sole discretion, deny an individual’s eligibility for initial certification or recertification, deny, suspend or revoke an individual’s certification or take any other appropriate disciplinary action with respect to an individual’s application, certification and/or recertification or deny authorization to use the NREMT’s website for any and all purposes, including submitting applicant training information in the case of:
- Ineligibility for NREMT certification.
- Irregular behavior in connection with any NREMT examination.
- The intentional and material misrepresentation, withholding of any material information or the failure to provide NREMT updated information on any application for certification or recertification or in any other representation or communication to the NREMT.
- The intentional misrepresentation by a trainer of any applicant’s satisfaction of the training requirements for certification.
- Misrepresentation of the individual’s status as a registrant of the NREMT.
- The conviction of, plea of guilty or plea of nolo contendre to, a felony or any criminal offense which is directly related to public health or the provision of emergency medical service in accordance with the NREMT’s Criminal Conviction Policy.
- Limitation, suspension, revocation or other disciplinary action by a licensing or authorizing agency relating to practice, or the ability to practice safely and effectively, as an EMS professional or the voluntary surrender of a licensee in connection with or in lieu of any such disciplinary action. The NREMT reserves the right summarily to suspend an individual’s certification, prior to the exhaustion of any right of appeal, upon the revocation or summary or emergency suspension of the individual’s license by a licensing or authorizing agency based on the agency’s finding that the individual poses an imminent threat to the public and/or cannot practice safely and effectively.
- Copying, reproducing, disclosing, disseminating or removing of examination-related materials from the test site, attempting to do same or solicit the same.
For more information regarding the NREMT process see https://www.nremt.org/nremt/about/policy_disciplinary.pdf