Bergen County EMS Training Center
East 281 Pascack Road
Paramus, New Jersey 07652-4952
201-967-0751 Ext 8321
Law & Public Safety Institute - EMS Academy
281 Campgaw Road
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-2509
Training to become a New Jersey State Certified EMT-B takes place at the Bergen County EMS Training Center located in Paramus or the Law & Public Safety Institute - EMS Academy in Mahwah . The course requires that students complete or pass:
Students must attend all classes prior to taking the final exam. The coarse is offered three times a year, in the spring, summer and fall. You must be CPR certified in order to take the course.
In order to maintain your EMT-B certification, you must recertify every three an a half years. A total of 24 core and 24 elective credits or CEU's must be earned during this time. Core credits are typically earned in a four day recertification course. EMT's can choose their elective courses, although some course such as Hazardous Materials - Awareness and CEVO II are required.
For a complete listing of course offerings and schedules, please go to the Bergen County EMS center website at www.bergen.org/ems or the Law & Public Safety Institute - EMS Academy website at www.bergenemt.org