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Emergency Medical Technician-Critical Care


State Health, Department of

Emergency Management Technicians (EMTs) with Basic certification can receive a Critical Care certification. This certification is from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH).

Critical care EMTs must have advanced life support skills. These include intravenous therapy, using a defibrillator, and airway adjunct placement. They must also have all the skills covered in the Basic certificate.

Applicants must meet educational requirements and pass an exam.

NYS Department of Health

Bureau of Emergency Medical Services

Attention: Certification Unit

875 Central Avenue

Albany NY 12206-1388
Phone (518) 402-0996
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