Accepted States

Please check with your State for any limitations or questions regarding CE acceptance. American CME does not assume any legal liability to any courses that are not accepted in your State. To the best of our knowledge the information below is correct and up to date.

The Australasian Registry of EMTs (AREMT) also accepts our education. Professional EMT qualifications recognized within the Australia, Oceania, South East Asia, China and UK Regions.

  • Alabama

    Alabama Dept. of Public Health Emergency Medical Services (home page)
    RSA Tower Suite 750
    201 Monroe Street
    Montgomery, AL 36130-3017
    (334) 206-5383
  • Arizona

    Arizona Department of Health Services (home page)
    150 North 18th Avenue Phoenix
    Arizona 85007
    602-542-1025
    In order for American CMEs courses to be approved, you must first get approval from your Medical Director. Please check with your Medical Director or Department of Health Services for further information and approval.
  • Arkansas

    Arkansas Department of Health (home page)
    4815 West Markham Street
    Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
    501-661-2000
    Per the Arkansas Department of Health regulations you are able to take 16 hours every two years through American CME.
  • AREMT

    Australasian Registry of EMTs (home page)
    P. O. Box 3007
    West Ipswich, Queensland Australia 4305
    617-3281-5654
  • California

    California Emergency Medical Authority (home page)
    10901 Gold Center Drive
    Suite 400
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
    916-322-4336
    Appoved by the State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Bureau of EMS.  This constitutes acceptance for use in California under the code of regulations, chapter 11.
  • Connecticut

    Office of Emergency Medical Services (home page)
    410 Capital Avenue 
    Hartford, Ct 06134
    860-506-8000
    In order for American CMEs courses to be approved, you must get approval from your medical instructor coordinator (IC)
  • Florida

    State of Florida- Office of EMS (home page)
    2002 D Old St. Augustine Road
    Tallahassee, FL 32301-4881
    850-488-9177
    In order for American CMEs courses to be approved, you must first get approval from your District Medical Director. Please check with your Medical Director or Department of Health Services for further information and approval.
  • Georgia

    Office of EMS/Trauma (home page)
    Section of Emergency Preparedness and Response
    Division of Public Health
    GA Department of Community Health
    2600 Skyland Dr. Lower Level
    Atlanta, Ga. 30319
    Please see attached document for course approval PDF
  • Idaho

    Idaho Emergency Medical Services Bureau (home page)
    PO Box 83720
    Boise, ID 83720-0036
    877-554-3367
  • Illinois

    Illinois Dept of Public Health (home page)
    Division of EMS
    525 West Jefferson Street
    Springfield, IL 62761
    217-785-2080
    In order for American CMEs courses to be accepted, you must get the approval from your EMS System or Resource Hospital.
  • Indiana

    Indiana Department of Homeland Security (home page)
    EMS Certifications, E239, IGC-S
    302 W. Washington St.
    Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739
    1-800-666-7784 or (317) 234-6804
    In order for American CMEs courses to be accepted, you must get the approval from your Training Officer or Medical Director.
  • Iowa

    Iowa Dept. of Public Health-Bureau of EMS (home page)
    321 E. 12th Street
    Des Moines, Iowa, 50319-0075
    515-281-7689
    American CME courses DO NOT currently count toward your "Formal Hours". At this time you CAN take the other 50% of your continuing education "Optional Hours", through American CME. These can be approved by your Medical Director, or a community sponsor.
  • Kentucky

    Kentucky Board of EMS (home page)
    118 James Court, Suite 50
    Lexington, KY 40505
    859-256-3565
    Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services (KBEMS) will accept American CME’s online continuing medical education courses for EMS provider continuing education.
  • Louisiana

    Louisiana Dept. of Health and Hospitals (home page)
    Bureau of EMS
    PO Box 94215
    Baton Rouge, LA 70804
    225-763-5700
    The State of Louisiana follows the guidelines of the National Registry (NREMT). American CMEs courses are accepted by the NREMT, please check with the NREMT for questions and for the amount of credits you may take.
  • Maine

    Maine EMS (home page)
    45 Commerce Drive Suite 1
    152 State House Station
    Augusta, ME 04333-0152
    207-626-3860
    Maine accepts courses from American CME. See the attached PDF of Maine's standardized list for details.
  • Michigan

    Michigan Dept of Community health (home page)
    PO Box 30664
    Lansing, MI 48909
    517-335-0918
    Follow this link to get your license number.
  • Mississippi

    Mississippi DEMS (home page)
    PO Box 1700
    Jackson, MS 39215-1700
    601-576-7400
    The State of Mississippi follows the guidelines of the National Registry (NREMT). American CMEs courses are accepted by the NREMT, please check with the NREMT for questions and for the amount of credits you may take.
  • Minnesota

    Office of EMS (home page)
    2829 University Avenue Southeast
    Suite 310
    Minneapolis, MN 55414-3222
    651-201-2800
    In order for American CMEs courses to be approved, you must first get approval from your Medical Director of Ambulance Services.
  • Missouri

    Missouri Dept of Health, Bureau of EMS (home page)
    PO Box 570
    Jefferson City, MO 65102
    573-751-6356
    Missouri Dept of Health accepts continuing education from an organization that has approval from a State EMS office. Per Missouri rule 19CSR 30-40.331, Section 4G
  • Montana

    Montana EMS & Injury Prevention Section (home page)
    1400 Broadway Street
    Cogswell Building
    Helena, MT 59620
    406-444-3895
    The State of Montana follows the guidelines of the National Registry (NREMT). American CMEs courses are accepted by the NREMT, please check with the NREMT for questions and for the amount of credits you may take.
  • National Registry (NREMT)

    Rocco V. Morando Building
    6610 Busch Blvd.
    PO Box 29233
    Columbus, Ohio 43229
    (614) 888-4484
    The NREMT accepts continuing education from an organization that has approval from a State EMS office. Contact the NREMT for further questions or for the amount of credits you may take.
  • New Hampshire

    Division of Fire Standards and Training & EMS Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (home page)
    Northern NH EMS
    33 Hazen Drive
    Concord, NH 03305
    603-223-4200
    The State of New Hampshire follows the guidelines of the National Registry (NREMT). American CMEs courses are accepted by the NREMT, please check with the NREMT for questions and for the amount of credits you may take. The State of NH also may audit any credits taken and submitted to the National Registry in lieu of a full standard approved refresher course. In the event of an audit, the EMS provider must be able to also identify the course objectives and instructors, in addition to producing the course certificate, for the credits used for this purpose.
  • New York

    Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (home page)
    433 River St.
    Troy, N.Y. 12180
    518-402-0996
    American CME courses need to be first submitted to the New York State Bureau of Emergency Medical Services by your agency for credit approval.
  • North Dakota

    North Dakota Department of Health (home page)
    Division of Emergency Medical Services & Trauma
    600 E. Boulevard Ave, ND 58505-0200
    701.328.2388
    American CME courses have been reviewed and are approved for ND responders. Please see attached document for course approval PDF
  • Ohio

    Department of Public Safety Division of EMS (home page)
    1970 West Broad Street
    PO Box 182073
    Columbus, OH 43218-2073
    800-233-0785
  • Oklahoma

    Emergency Systems - Emergency Medical Services (EMS) (home page)
    1000 N.E. 10th
    Room 1104
    Oklahoma City, Ok 73117
    405-271-4027
    The State of Oklahoma follows the guidelines of the National Registry (NREMT). American CMEs courses are accepted by the NREMT, please check with the NREMT for questions and for the amount of credits you may take.
  • Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania Department of EMS (home page)
    EMMCO West, Inc.
    16271 Conneaut Lake Rd, Ste 101
    Meadville, PA 16335
    814.337.5380
    Each course is submitted for approval. You will find each approval code on your certificate.
  • Rhode Island

    State of Rhode Island Dept of Health (home page)
    3 Capitol Hill
    Providence, RI 02908
    401-222-5960
    The State of Rhode Island follows the guidelines of the National Registry (NREMT). American CMEs courses are accepted by the NREMT, please check with the NREMT for questions and for the amount of credits you may take.
  • South Carolina

    Division of Emergency Medical Services (home page)
    2600 Bull Street
    Columbia, SC 29201
    Don Whitely
    803-737-7204
    The State of South Carolina follows the guidelines of the National Registry (NREMT). American CMEs courses are accepted by the NREMT, please check with the NREMT for questions and for the amount of credits you may take.
  • South Dakota

    Office of Emergency Medical Services (home page)
    600 East Capitol
    Pierre, SD 57501
    6085-773-4031
    The State of South Dakota follows the guidelines of the National Registry (NREMT). American CMEs courses are accepted by the NREMT, please check with the NREMT for questions and for the amount of credits you may take.
  • Tennessee

    Office of Emergency Medical Services (home page)
    227 French Landing, Suite 303
    Nashville, TN 37243
    615-741-2584
    Currently only ½ the hours needed may come from distributive learning.
  • Texas

    Department of State Health Services (home page)
    Bureau of Emergency Management EMS
    P.O. Box 149347
    Austin, Texas 78714-9347
    512-834-6700
    The State of Texas follows the guidelines of the National Registry (NREMT). American CMEs courses are accepted by the NREMT, please check with the NREMT for questions and for the amount of credits you may take.
  • Utah

    Bureau of EMS (home page)
    PO Box 142004
    Salt Lake City
    Utah 84114
    801-273-6666
    In order for American CMEs courses to be approved, you must first get approval from your Training officer. Please check with your training officer or Department of Health Services for further information and approval.
  • Vermont

    Vermont office of EMS and Injury Prevention (home page)
    Emergency Medical Services
    108 Cherry Street
    Burlington, VT 05401
    The State of Vermont follows the guidelines of the National Registry (NREMT). American CMEs courses are accepted by the NREMT, please check with the NREMT for questions and for the amount of credits you may take.
  • Washington

    Washington State Department of Health (home page)
    Office of Community Health Services
    PO Box 47853
    Olympia, Washington 98504-7853
    In order for American CMEs courses to be approved, you must first get approval from your Medical Program Director.
  • Wisconsin

    EMS Bureau (home page)
    PO Box 309
    Madison, WI 53701-0309
    608-266-7743
    In order for American CMEs courses to be approved, you must first get approval from your District Medical Director.
  • Wyoming

    The office of EMS (home page)
    6101 Yellowstone Rd.
    Suite 400
    Cheyenne, WY, 82002
    You are able to take up to 10 credit hours of online continuing medical education through American CME.

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