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EMS Testing Information

 
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National Registry Exams

Cognitive Exams - General Information

The NREMT transitioned its pencil-and-paper exams to computer based testing January 2007. Candidates seeking National EMS Certification at the Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic take Computer Adaptive Tests (CAT). An adaptive test is an variable length, algorithm-delivered exam. More information can be found here.

Pearson VUE: The NREMT Test Provider

The NREMT utilizes Pearson VUE as its exclusive test provider. Pearson VUE is one of the world's largest assessment and testing businesses. They have an extensive network of testing centers and extensive experience in delivering high-stakes computer based tests. You will take the exam at one of two types of Pearson VUE testing centers:

  • Pearson VUE Professional Centers (PPCs) are testing centers that are owned and operated by Pearson. They are located in most urban areas.
  • Pearson VUE Testing Centers (PVTCs) have a contractual relationship with Pearson VUE and are typically found in smaller towns and rural areas. PVTCs are used to increase the access to EMS testing in rural areas.

Exam Information

How To Apply For A Cognitive Exam

Questions: Email Dale Holdiness at dale.holdiness@msdh.ms.gov or call 601-576-7380.

Last reviewed on Nov 2, 2017
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