EMT Transition Topics EMS-CE (24 Hours) Online Course

EMT Transition Topics EMS-CE (24 Hours) Online Course



Reg. Price:  $225


100% Online


24 Hour EMS-CE Course

Course Overview

Our EMS-CE (24 Hours) – 24 Hour EMT Transition Topics course online is provided for the EMT-Basic who wants to complete a transition course in order to become eligible for National EMS Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT). 

The course is provided 100% online as a fully narrated class, combining audio and visual elements, and may be completed over time in sections. This EMT transition course online is provided by Safety Unlimited and approved by the state of California (provider #56-0013) and the Ventura County EMS Agency (provider #56-0013). The course is designed to help you refresh and retain the knowledge presented in the training.

The HazMat Student Advantage

  • Fully Narrated, High Quality Training
  • 24/7, Easy to Use Online Interface
  • Includes Audio, Photos & Text
  • Self-Paced with Saved Progress
  • Excellent Customer Support
  • Course Completion Certificate


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Who Should Take This Course?

Our 24 Hour EMT Transition Topics EMS-CE course is designed for EMT-Basics who want to transition to EMT in order to be eligible for National EMS Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT). Visit the NREMT EMT Transition Policy website for additional information.

Per new EMS Education Standards, an EMT-Basic with an expiration date of March 31, 2011 or March 31, 2012 has two registration cycles (4 years) to complete a state approved Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) to Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) transition course to be eligible for National EMS Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT).

The NREMT-Basic is not required to complete a National EMS Certification Examination to transition to the EMT level.

Current Certification Expires: Complete Transition By:
3/31/2011 3/31/2015
3/31/2012 3/31/2016

24 Hour EMT Transition Topics Course

EMT Transition Course Demo

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Course Format

This is a 100% online, fully narrated course. The training is self-paced and available 24/7.

Our 24 Hour EMT Transition Topics Course Online includes up-to-date, high quality training designed with your learning as our top priority. The course features interactive training modules, which combine audio and visual elements for maximum retention. The course is completed entirely online using a computer with an internet connection and is available 24/7. For your convenience, it can be completed over time, and your progress will be saved to the last section completed.

Once the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save or print your Course Completion Certificate which will be provided through our state-of-the-art Online Training System, in PDF format.

Course Pricing

EMS-CE (24 Hours) – 24 Hour EMT Transition Course Online $225   $125

Additional Training

Please contact your local and state EMS Authority to ensure all requirements are met. In California, valid CPR certification and EMT Skills Testing are required. This EMT-B to EMT Transition Topics course online provides valuable information to assist with EMT training, but it is not meant to replace hands-on training which is critical.  

In ALL situations, EMTs must ensure they are adequately trained to do their job.

Course Objective

The objective of our online 24 Hour EMT Transition Topics Course is to assist EMT-Basics who want to become eligible for National EMS Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT).



Sample EMT Transition Course Slide

Course Sections

This Emergency Medical Technician Transition course consists of 6 modules broken down into 55 sections. Students must complete the sections in sequential order within the Online Training System (OTS) as listed below.

Module 1
Section Title
1 Workforce Safety and Wellness
2 Therapeutic Communication
3 Legal Issues in EMS
4 Anatomy and Physiology: Cellular Metabolism
5 Ambient Air, Airway, and Mechanics of Ventilation
6 Regulation of Ventilation, Ventilation/Perfusion Ratio, & Transport of Gases
7 Blood, Cardiac Function, and the Vascular System
8 Life Span Development
9 Public Health and EMS
10 EMS Pharmacology
Module 1 Objectives Learned Assignment
Module 2
Section Title
11 Medical Terminology
12 Issues in Airway Management, Oxygenation, and Ventilation
13 Critical Thinking
14 Assessment of the Trauma Patient
15 Assessment of the Medical Patient
Module 2 Objectives Learned Assignment
Module 3
Section Title
16 Neurology: Altered Mental Status
17 Neurology: Stroke
18 Neurology: Seizures
19 Abdominal Emergencies and Gastrointestinal Bleeding
20 Immunology: Anaphylactic and Anaphylactoid Reactions
21 Endocrine Emergencies: Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia
22 Endocrine Emergencies: Hyperglycemic Disorders
23 Psychiatric Disorders
24 Cardiovascular Emergencies: Chest Pain and Acute Coronary Syndrome
25 Cardiovascular Emergencies: Congestive Heart Failure
26 Cardiovascular Emergencies: Hypertensive and Vascular Emergencies
Module 3 Objectives Learned Assignment
Module 4
Section Title
27 Toxicology: Street Drugs
28 Respiratory Emergencies: Airway Resistance Disorders
29 Respiratory Emergencies: Lung and Gas Exchange Disorders
30 Respiratory Emergencies: Infectious Disorders
31 Hematology: Blood Disorders
32 Renal Disorders
33 Gynecologic Emergencies
34 Emergencies Involving the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
35 Issues in Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation
36 Shock
Module 4 Objectives Learned Assignment
Module 5
Section Title
37 Bleeding and Bleeding Control
38 Chest Trauma
39 Abdominal Trauma
40 Soft Tissue Injuries: Crush Injury and Compartment Syndrome
41 Orthopedic Trauma
42 Head and Traumatic Brain Injury
43 Complete and Incomplete Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries
Module 5 Objectives Learned Assignment
Module 6
Section Title
44 Trauma in Special Populations: Pediatrics
45 Trauma in Special Populations: Geriatric
46 Trauma in Special Populations: Pregnancy
47 Diving Emergencies: Decompression Sickness and Arterial Embolism
48 Lightning Strike Injuries
49 Obstetrics (Antepartum Complications)
50 Neonatology
51 Pediatrics
52 Geriatrics
53 Special Challenges
54 Safely Operating an Ambulance
55 Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Incident Management
Module 6 Objectives Learned Assignment
Course Exam

Course Exams

  • After each module is completed, the student will complete an Objectives Learned assignment.
  • There is a comprehensive final exam based on the material covered in the 6 course modules.
  • The final exam consists of 100 questions randomly compiled from a large pool of possible questions.
  • An 80% or better score is needed in order to pass the final exam.* If a student does not pass, they may re-review information in the modules and sections as necessary, and retake the test as many times as needed in order to pass.

EMS Continuing Education

This course is provided by Safety Unlimited and has been approved for 24 hours of EMS Continuing Education by California C.E. provider #56-0013, CAPCE provider #SUNI10321. Check with your state EMS Authority for any possible additional requirements. 


This course is provided by Safety Unlimited and certified by the state of California (provider #56-0013) and the Ventura County EMS Agency (provider #56-0013). It meets California state and NMERT requirements for 24 Hour EMT Transition training.

For other states, please check with your local and state EMS Authority to see if this course is accepted. Each state determines its own standard and the courses accepted. Our 24 Hour EMT Transition course meets the National EMS Scope of Practice Model.


Once the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save or print your Course Completion Certificate which is issued in PDF format by the EMS Training Institute.


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