Certification

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q:    How many hours do I need to Renew?
A:    PARAMEDIC: 60,
EMT: 28,
EMT-I & EMT-D: 36,
AEMT & EMT-I/D: 44,
EMR: 16

Q:    Did I need to get my hours in both 2008 and 2009 or can I use hours that I got all in one year?
A:    You could get them all in one year if you choose.

Q:    Can I find the renewal form on-line?
A:    Yes..

Q:    Will I be able to get my card before it expires?
A:    If you get your renewal papers in by December 1st.

Q:    How long does it take to get my card?
A:    It may take between 2 and 3 weeks. If you want your card by December 31st we need to receive your application in our office by December 1st.

Q:    Can any of the renewal process be done by fax?
A:    No, regulation 109-6-2 reads: All applications for certification renewal shall be submitted on the original form provided by the administrator. Copies, facsimiles, electronic filings, and other reproductions shall not be accepted.

Q:    How do I become Kansas certified if I’m from out of state?
A:   On our website, g
o to Tools, then Forms, then print and fill out the “Application for Recognition of non-Kansas Credentials”

Q:    How do I find out how to become Nationally Registered?
A:    Contact the National Registry, PO Box 29233, Columbus, OH, 43229 or call (614) 888-4484.

Q:    My certification expired what do I do?
A:
If your certification expired within two years you are required to double your hours and pay the fee.  If your certification has expired longer than two years, more continuing education is required along with taking a DOT refresher course and have a current CPR card.  The application is found under Tools, Forms, then print Application to Reinstate an Expired Certification

Q:    Can I pay for more than one person with one check?
A:    Yes.

Q:    I’m a Training Officer. Can I renew online?
A:    No. Only the attendants and Instructor/Coordinators can.

Below are the costs of certification renewal and transaction fees:

Attendant Type Renewal fee on or before Dec. 31 Online renewal fee on or before Dec. 31 Late renewal fee Online Late renewal fee
EMR

$20.00

$22.50

$40.00

$43.00

EMT – Intermediate

$30.00

$32.75

$60.00

$63.50

EMT – Defibrillator

$30.00

$32.75

$60.00

$63.50

EMT – I/D

$30.00

$32.75

$60.00

$63.50

AEMT

$30.00

$32.75

$60.00

$63.50

EMT

$30.00

$32.75

$60.00

$63.50

Paramedic

$50.00

$53.25

$100.00

$104.75

Instructor Coordinator

$30.00

$32.75

$60.00

$63.50

 

If you have additional questions contact the board office at 785-296-7296 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.