Education Program Sponsor & Instructor-Coordinator Resources

Initial Education - MFR, EMT, EMT Specialist, & Paramedic 
Initial Education - Instructor Coordinator 
Continuing Education - MFR, EMT, EMT Specialist, & Paramedic 
Continuing Education - Instructor Coordinator
National Registry Transition Information
Forms & Publications 
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

Initial Education - MFR, EMT, EMT Specialist, & Paramedic

Clinical Rotation Policy (7/3/14)
Michigan Paramedic Accredited Programs
List of Approved Education Program Sponsors (Updated: 4/2014)
EMS Program Sponsor Pass Rates (2013)
Practical Examination Reservation Process for EMT-Specialist & Paramedic Students (Effective: 12/1/11) 

Contact Information 

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Emergency Medical Services Section
Attn: Terrie Godde, Education Coordinator
201 Townsend Street
Lansing, Michigan 48913
Phone: (517) 335-1825
Fax: (517) 241-9458 

Initial Education - Instructor Coordinator

Effective October 1, 2007, the administration of the Instructor-Coordinator (IC) Examination will be conducted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, EMS Section.  A memo detailing these changes was mailed to all Instructor-Coordinator Program Sponsors on September 21, 2007, and is included below for reference.

An IC Exam Reservation Form was also included with the memo and must be received prior to the first day of the month of the exam date you select.  This form is located under the Forms & Publications link below 

List of Approved IC Education Program Sponsors (Listed by County) (Update Coming Soon!)
9/21/07 IC Examination Administration Memo 
5/22/07 Changes to Instructor Coordinator Licensing Requirements 
Public Act 568 - Amends Section 20950 of the Public Health Code regarding Instructor Coordinator Licensing Requirements 

Continuing Education - MFR, EMT, EMT Specialist, & Paramedic

List of Approved CE Program Sponsors (Updated: 4/2014)

National Registry Transition Information

For those Michigan licensed EMS providers who wish to maintain their National Registry Certification (NREMT) for the renewal cycle in 2015 and 2016, you are required to meet or exceed the NREMT education standards. 

Due to Michigan's higher education standards and scope of practice for MFRs and EMTs, you are exempt from the requirement to take a state approved National Registry transition course.  Please print the Department Memo below and present to the National Registry upon renewal of your NREMT certification.

5/15/13 Memo to ALL Nationally Registered MFRs and EMTs

For those licensed at the Paramedic level and wishing to maintain their National Registry Certification, you are required to take the state approved 15 hours transition course.

5/16/13 Paramedic Transition Course for NREMT Paramedics

Forms & Publications

All forms and publications are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.  To preview and download the PDF forms, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.  If you do not have this program, it can be downloaded from their website at: 


EMS Education Program Sponsors (Initial & Continuing Education) 

Application for Initial Approval (for initial EMS Education, Instructor-Coordinator Education, and Continuing Education Programs) 


BHPPA-EMS 136 (Revised: 4/2009)  

Re-Approval Program Application 


BHPPA-EMS 136b (Revised: 7/2005) 

Interim Course Application (Fill-in Format) 


BHPPA-EMS 136a (Revised: 10/2007) (Word Document) 

Satellite Location Application 


BHPPA-EMS 136s (Revised: 2/2006)   

Notification of Change in Education Program 


BHPPA-EMS 136r (Revised: 10/2007)  

MFR & EMT Practical Examination Assurance Statement 

(Revised: 9/2015)  
EMS Education Program Sponsor Explanation and Criteria 

(Revised: 4/2009) 

Application for CE Topic (For USE by Individual Instructor-Coordinators and Approved Initial Education Program Sponsors offering CE's) 


BHPPA-EMS 202 (Revised: 9/2015) (Please Note: This is a Word 2010 File.  If you are using an older version of Internet Explorer (version 8) as your Web Browser, you will have problems opening the file.)

Application for CE topic(s) (For USE by an Approved CE Program Sponsor)

BHPPA-EMS 202c (Revised: 9/2015) (Please Note: This is a Word 2010 File.  If you are using an older version of Internet Explorer (version 8) as your Web Browser, you will have problems opening the file.)

CE Approval Guidelines 

(Revised: 10/2007) 

Education Objectives & Instructional Guides 

Medical First Responder 

MFR Objectives (Revised: 2012)

MFR Instructional Guide (NEW: 2012)

Emergency Medical Technician 

EMT Objectives (Revised: 2012)

EMT Instructional Guide (NEW: 2012)

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

EMT-S Objectives (Revised: 2013)

AEMT Instructional Guide (NEW: 2012)


Paramedic Objectives

Paramedic Instructional Guide (NEW: 2012)

Instructor-Coordinator  IC Objectives (Revised: 4/2009)
Medical/Legal Curriculum  Medical/Legal Curriculum (Revised: 2/13/14)

Additional Educational Materials 

National Education Standards 

(NEW: 2012)

National EMS Scope of Practice 

(NEW: 2012)

General Forms & Publications

Initial/Refresher Education Course Schedule (Fill-in Format)
(Revised: 9/2007) (Microsoft Word)

Initial/Refresher Education Course Completion Roster (Fill-in Format)

BHPPA-EMS 122 (Revised: 12/2012) (Microsoft Word) 

MFR/EMT Practical Competency Re-Verification Form (Fill-in Format)

(Revised: 5/2015) (Microsoft Excel) 
CE Program Schedule (Fill-in Format) 
(Revised: 9/2007) (Microsoft Word)  
Sample Attendance Roster for CE Credits 
(Revised: 4/2014) (Microsoft Word) 
Sample Proof of Attendance (Chit Sheet) 
(Revised: 3/2006) 
Pre-Approved Standardized CE Credits
(Revised: 6/13/2013) 
Online CE Vendors Approved for Michigan Providers

Subject Matter Expert/Qualified Instructor Policy

(Revised: 6/2005) 

Program Approval Packet Samples

(Revised: 2000) 

National Registry Practical Skill Sheets 

MFR Skills (Revised: 9/2015) (ZIP/PDF File Format)
EMT Skills (Revised: 9/2015) (ZIP/PDF File Format)

Initial/Refresher Education Course Audit Sheets 

MFR  (Revised: 2013)
MFR Refresher

EMT Matriculation 
EMT  (Revised: 2013)
EMT Refresher 

EMT-Specialist  (Revised: 2013)
EMT-Specialist Refresher  

Paramedic Refresher  


RN to EMT 
RN to Paramedic  


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When did the current CE category requirements take effect?

Any EMS personnel whose license expired after June 2005 must comply with the new CE requirements. 

When did the requirement for practical credits take effect?

Any EMS personnel whose license expires after December 31, 2006 must comply with the practical CE requirement.  The practical credits are included in the minimum required credits for each category, not in addition to.


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