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    Title Short Description Effective Date Certifications Category Post Date
    Paramedic Instructor 03/31/2021 Instructor 15 February 2021
    How to be obtain a South Carolina EMT Certification Process on to obtain EMT certification in SC at all Levels 02/01/2021 Initial, Recertification, Reciprocity, State Only 05 February 2021
    EMT Credentials How To How to obtain EMT credentials. Use algorithm attached 02/01/2021 Initial 01 February 2021
    Paramedic CEP Recertification - State-Only Recertification Form 2353 Recert Paramedic IST 02/07/2017 Recertification, State Only 28 January 2021
    EMT Instructor Application Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – New Instructor Application 2016 11/04/2016 Instructor 28 January 2021
    AEMT and Paramedic Instructor Application Enc 02B AEMT & Paramedic Instructor Application - 2016 Form 11/04/2016 Instructor 28 January 2021
    EMT Instructor Re-Authorization Application 11/04/2016 Instructor 28 January 2021
    AEMT and Paramedic Instructor Renewal Enc 03B AEMT & Paramedic Instructor Renewal - 2016 Form 11/04/2016 Instructor 28 January 2021
    Background Check Instructions_ All EMTs South Carolina state law requires that both a federal and state criminal background check be performed on all individuals applying for certification or recertification as an emergency medical technician at all levels. The authorized agent to perform this process for the Department is Safran MorphoTrust USA. See attachment for the steps necessary to complete this requirement for ALL applicants. 04/11/2017 Initial, Recertification, Reciprocity 28 January 2021
    Out of State Reciprocity Verification Form 06/01/2018 Reciprocity 28 January 2021
    Certification Application Form 04/25/2018 Initial, Reciprocity 28 January 2021
    State CEP Re-certification Form for Advanced Emergency Medical Technician 02/07/2017 Recertification, State Only 28 January 2021
    Name Change Request 08/10/2016 Athletic Trainers, Initial, Instructor, Recertification, Reciprocity, State Only 28 January 2021
    Replacement Card Request 08/10/2017 State Only 28 January 2021
    EMT Course Evaluation 11/04/2016 Instructor 28 January 2021
    Out of State EMT Course Clinical Requirements with South Carolina Enclosure 08 Out of State EMT Course Clinical Requirements with South Carolina 11/04/2016 Reciprocity 28 January 2021
    NONCRIMINAL JUSTICE APPLICANT’S PRIVACY RIGHTS As an applicant who is the subject of a national fingerprint-based criminal history record check for a noncriminal justice purpose (such as an application for a job or license, an immigration or naturalization matter, security clearance, or adoption), you have certain rights. See attached document. 03/28/2017 Initial, Instructor, Recertification, Reciprocity, State Only 28 January 2021
    Continuing Education Instructor Application Form 10/26/2017 Instructor 28 January 2021
    CEP Instructor Renewal Application Form 10/26/2017 Instructor 28 January 2021
    Driver Request Form Driver Request Form 06/06/2017 State Only 28 January 2021
    EMT Psychomotor Exam Dates 2018 01/01/2018 Initial, Recertification, Reciprocity, State Only 28 January 2021
    BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR PERSONNEL ASSIGNED AS DRIVERS In accordance with Regulation 6l-7, Emergency Medical Services, Section 403(A)(1) Have a criminal background check required on initial hire and thereafter every four (4) years which meets the same requirements as certified EMS personnel as noted in Section 902.8; personnel listed as Drivers on an Agency roster must meet the identical background check requirements as credentialed EMT\'s. There has been considerable confusion during the past year as drivers and agencies have moved through this process. In an attempt to alleviate confusion, provide some cost savings, and provide faster tumaround for driver approval, the following steps are being implemented and/or exempted. See memo for more info. 02/15/2018 Initial 28 January 2021
    Out-of-State Background Check Instructions Out-of-State Background Check Instructions Out-Of-State Candidates must obtain their fingerprints on a hard copy “standard” FBI fingerprint card: • In lieu of mailing a check or money order, go to the Safran MorphoTrust USA website to complete your application and prepay your card processing fee: https://sc.ibtfingerprint.com/: • Contact your local police station to obtain your fingerprints on a hard copy “standard” FBI fingerprint card, additional fees may apply • Mail the completed hard copy “standard” FBI fingerprint card along with online payment receipt, check, or MO in the amount of $33.50 made out to “Morphotrust USA”) to: IdentoGo CARDSCAN 6840 Carothers Parkway, Suite 650 Franklin, TN 37067-9929 08/16/2018 Initial 28 January 2021
    Certification Guidelines Packet:How to Become a Certified Emergency Medical Technician in SC Certification Guidelines Packet Initial and reciprocity candidates can use this packet for guidance when submitting their application. The process is the same for re-certifications , please use the correct form(s). 08/29/2018 Initial, Recertification, Reciprocity 28 January 2021
    Continuum Setup Continuum Setup Please follow the instructions below to establish a Continuum account with your own personal State ID. This ID is required for certification, to access Continuum and use any of the EMS Data System Applications. 01/25/2019 Initial, Reciprocity 28 January 2021
    State CEP Re-certification Form for Emergency Medical Technician 01/11/2019 Recertification, State Only 28 January 2021
    SC Forever ID Picture Upload The Department reserves the right to deny any photos they deem unsuitable and request re-submission at any time. Your Continuum photo must meet the following requirements: .jpeg format at least 2MB, in focus. Taken within the last 6 months to reflect your current appearance Taken in front of a Plain/Solid color background or class III formal photos. Taken in full-face view directly facing the camera, including your entire head. With a neutral facial expression and both eyes open and include entire shoulders for cropping/sizing allowance. Taken in clothing that you normally wear on a daily basis: Button-down and/or polo type uniform shirts are recommended. Tank tops are not allowed. Do not wear a hat or head covering that obscures the hair or hairline, unless worn daily for a religious purpose. Your full face must be visible, and the head covering must not cast any shadows on your face. Headphones, wireless hands-free devices or similar items are not acceptable in your photo. Sun glasses; worn, on top of your heard, etc., are not acceptable in your photo. UPLOAD: You cannot upload the photo yourself. You must request your photo to be uploaded by: Your employer Director, Training Officer, or Primary Contact, OR Email the photo with your application to emscertificaitons@dhec.sc.gov. You must include your NAME AND six-digit SC# 06/03/2019 Initial, Recertification 28 January 2021
    Athletic Trainers Renewal Form and Instructions 06/06/2019 Athletic Trainers 25 January 2021
    Agency Privacy Requirements for Noncriminal Applicants Copy the link below to your browser to view document: https://www.fbi.gov/services/cjis/compact-council/guiding-principles-age... 10/22/2019 Initial, Instructor, Recertification, Reciprocity, State Only 25 January 2021

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