EMS Certification and Training
The Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (BEMS) offers information to all levels of Emergency Medical Services Personnel to help them find the most current education available in order to promote efficiency in pre-hospital care throughout Mississippi.
According to the 2018 National EMS Scope of Practice Model, core to the practice of licensed health professionals is compliance with four domains intended to serve the legal and ethical obligation to ensure the public is protected from unqualified individuals.
An individual may only perform a skill or role for which that person is:
Testing for emergency medical service personnel is obtainable in Mississippi for your convenience and to ensure quality care for the citizens of Mississippi. Locations, requirements and applications for training and testing are available at the BEMS office and online.
Certifications and recertifications for emergency medical services personnel (Paramedic, EMT, Medical First Responders, and EMS Drivers) are easily acquired by a visit to the BEMS office or by calling 601-576-7380.
|Certification Level||Certification Cost||Re-Certification Cost|
|EMS Driver (4 year) and you bring Driver's Hx||$40.00||$40.00|
|EMS Driver (4 year) and BEMS runs Driver's Hx||$55.00||$55.00|
|EMS Driver (8 year) and you bring Driver's Hx||$80.00||$80.00|
|EMS Driver (8 year) and BEMS runs Driver's Hx||$95.00||$95.00|
|Paramedic Critical Care||$69.00||$69.00|
|Emergency Medical First Responder||$10.00||$10.00|
|Reciprocity (if we fill out form for certification in another state)||$25.00||$25.00|
Links referenced on this page
|Certification portal||http://msdh.ms.gov/page/47,23977,307.html ok|
|Apply for a license or renew a current license||http://msdh.ms.gov/page/47,23977,307.html ok|
|Calendar of EMT, Paramedic and First Responder Training||http://msdh.ms.gov/calendars/ems.html not found (check this link)|
|Mississippi Paramedic Training Programs||http://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/19644.pdf|
|Out of State Reciprocity Verification Form||http://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/7370.pdf|
|Alphabet Course Breakdown||http://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/6818.pdf|
|Content by Day||http://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/6817.pdf|
|MS EMS Refresher Daily Objectives||http://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/6815.pdf|
|Mississippi Paramedic Training Programs||https://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/19644.pdf ok|
|Out of State Reciprocity Verification Form||https://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/7370.pdf ok|
|Alphabet Course Breakdown||https://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/6818.pdf ok|
|Content by Day||https://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/6817.pdf ok|
|Hour Breakdown||https://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/6816.pdf ok|
|MS EMS Refresher Daily Objectives||https://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/6815.pdf ok|
Find this page at http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/index.cfm