EMS Education Programs

DSHS Coordinator Course 2017  (Updated January 25, 2017, PDF 87KB) 

Paramedic Scenario Psychomotor Exam Update (January 20, 2015, PDF 189KB)

Rules and Policies

Links to Texas Administrative Code Pages


Apply Online

Online Applications and Help Documents

Online Help Documents

Forms and Documents


Program and Course Fee Information

Mailing Cover Sheets

Notification/Change Forms

NREMT Transition Course Information

NREMT Portfolio & Scenario Exam Information

EMS Education Manual and Skill sheets

Additional Resources

National Education Standards and Instructional Guidelines 

Current release of National Education Standards and Instructional Guidelines (HTML) all levels.

Note - On August 16, 2012, DSHS adopted the use of the National EMS Education Standards and Instructional Guidelines
replacing the use of DOT National Standard Curriculum.  Remember, Texas ECA  courses use the EMR Standards/Guidelines
with additional requirement in EMS rule; Texas Intermediate courses use the AEMT Standards/Guidelines with additional
requirements in EMS rule.

NREMT Information/ Pass Rates / NREMT Representative Contact Information

CAAHEP/CoAEMSP and Paramedic Program Accreditation Information


Disability Accommodation Information

  • Disability Accommodation Request-If you are taking the National Registry (NR) exam, you must make an accommodation request to the NR office: www.nremt.org

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Last updated May 24, 2017