All current Wisconsin EMS provider licenses and certifications expire on June 30, 2014, unless you have recently renewed or been issued.
The mission of the Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program is to ensure that the highest quality and standards of pre-hospital emergency medical care are available to all Wisconsin citizens and visitors. Certification or licensing provides a level of protection to Wisconsin citizens and visitors, and assures that an individual holding a certificate or license has met certain minimum competencies and is authorized to practice, as defined by law. All current Wisconsin EMS provider licenses and certifications expire on June 30, 2014.
Besides holding a current Wisconsin certification and license to practice as an Emergency Medical Services provider in Wisconsin, you must also be locally credentialed with the service for which you are practicing. Licenses and certifications must be renewed prior to the expiration date of June 30, 2014, in order to continue practicing under your license. To practice as an EMT or First Responder in Wisconsin, you must have a current license/certificate and be credentialed with a service.
The 2014-2016, Provider License Renewal application is available online through E-Licensing account for the July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2016, licensing biennium. You must complete the 2014-2016, Provider Renewal application by June 30, 2014, in order to obtain a current certification or license that is valid until June 30, 2016.
All Wisconsin EMS provider applications are completed in the E-Licensing system. The important renewal dates to remember for 2014-2016, are:
- November 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 is the standard renewal period.
- July 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 is the late renewals period and incurs a $50 late renewal administrative fee (per DHS 110.16 (1) (a)).
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