The Nebraska Unicameral provides funding for initial and continuing education for Emergency Medical Services. Students completing their initial or reinstatement EMS courses may apply as an individual or EMS Services may apply if the EMS Service has paid for the education. Continuing education allows EMS providers to maintain education and skills and to keep up with the ever-changing advances in medical care. Continuing Education funds may be applied for by EMS Services, Training Agencies, and hospitals.
The program works with EMS Training Agencies to maintain compliance, review EMS student pass rates, find instructors and serves as the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians representative for psychomotor testing.
A complete list of trainings and training dates may be found on the Nebraska EHS Training Calendar.
To have trainings added to the calendar please contact Wendy Snodgrass.
Applications and supporting documents are prefererred to be completed, signed, and sent electronically to the email address listed on the application. Please follow all directions to ensure there or no delays in processing your application.
Note: All continuing education, specialty training and conference requests should be submitted 30 days prior to the start of the class.
Additional information regarding eligibility and requirements are in directions of the reimbursement applications. If you have questions regarding reimbursement or to gain access to the 24/7 online EMS continuing education training contact Wendy Snodgrass.
Application for initial or reinstatement tuition reimbursement for an indivual or service.
Reimbursement funding for EMS Service, training agencies, and hospitals to provide continuing EMS Education.
Application for reimbursment of specialty courses such as PHTLS, AMLS, PALS, ACLS, etc.
Application to reimburse Nebraska EMS conferences.
Online continuing education for EMS services & providers
Reference for all NE EMS licensees on DHHS Services
EMS Services, training agencies and hospitals are eligible to receive reimbursement for EMS continuing education classes. Continuing education reimbursement requests may be submitted at
any time during the year. Training Agencies may submit multiple requests prior to the start of the semester or quarter for planning purposes. All trainings that request reimbursement will be put on the training calendar.
Specialty EMS classes may be eligible for tuition reimbursement. These courses are typically longer than a traditional continuing education course and may include, but not limited to, PHTLS, AMLS, PALS, ACLS, or EMT IV access. All trainings that request reimbursement will be put on the training calendar.
To help keep the training calendar up to date please submit reimbursement requests at least 30 days prior to the training. If you would like to have courses added to the training calendar not utilizing reimbursement funds please contact Wendy Snodgrass.
EMS Training Agencies provide initial and continuing education for Emergency Medical Services. These agencies are located across the state and can are a great resource for EMS services and providers.
Nebraska Approved Training Agencies
The following chart shows the 2020 NREMT Cognitive Pass Rate for each EMS Training Agency based on the first attempt pass rate through the final sixth attempt pass rate.