NREMT: Removal of Distributive Education Limits as of September 30, 2022

These events have been submitted to DEMS by various entities and are not necessarily sponsored by the Division. To obtain continuing education approvals, submit a request to To request your events be posted on the DEMS website send a request to Not all events on this list include approved continuing education.

safeTY jacket: EMS Best Practices for the Identification of an Interaction with Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

  • Sponsored by North Dakota Autism Center
  • Course Length: 2 Hours
  • .5 hours of NCCR and 1.5 hours of LCCR
  • Flyer HERE

Lake Region State College: Community Paramedicine & Paramedic to Nurse

The Community Paramedicine program is a great way to help expand your current healthcare skills. With local healthcare gaps, the Community Paramedic/EMT is an asset to a community in a variety of healthcare areas. The Community Paramedic will help reduce unnecessary ER visits, save on healthcare costs, reduce hospital admissions, and the list goes on.

EMS Regional Conferences

NDEMSA hosts four regional conferences during the fall and winter months, typically in Medora, Jamestown, Minot, and Grand Forks. These conferences provide attendees with an intimate setting in which they have the opportunity to receive hands-on, practical education and skills review. For more information and registration, please contact NDEMSA.

Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma and Burnout for First Responders and Medical Professionals

Traffic Incident Management Training

Emergency Medical Technician Course

  • Jamestown EMS Education: Join from a service near you! 
  • Fall Course: August 29, 2024
  • Spring Course: January 13, 2025
  • Remote online training available!
  • POC: Chasity Juliuson;; 701-251-2273
  • Flyer HERE

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults.

This course is offered 3 times per month! You will build the skills and confidence you need to reach out and provide initial support to those who are struggling. You'll also learn how to help connect them to appropriate support.

An informational flyer can be found HERE.

BNSF Railway: Hazmat Training, etc.

FNSF Hazmat offers both in-person classes (maximum size of 20 responders) and web-based training for individuals and groups. Learn more about the training and how to register here.

BNSF also provides hazardous materials traffic flow reports to fire departments and emergency managers. These reports provide a listing of the hazardous materials that BNSF transported through a city or county over the last 12 months. You can request a hazardous materials traffic flow report here.

BNSF also offers the AskRail app. This app provides responders at no cost with immediate access to accurate, timely data about what type of hazardous materials a railcar is carrying so they can make informed decisions about how to respond to a rail emergency. Get more information about the AskRail app here.

  • Hazardous Materials Information/Awareness - Webinars and Web-Based Training
  • BNSF Hazmat System Emergency Response Plan available HERE.
  • Sign up for the communications list HERE.
  • Informational memo from BNSF

Hennepin County Medical Center: EMS TRA-CCS Trauma and Critical Care Series: Simple Education for Complex Care

  • EMS Trauma & Critical Care Series is a free monthly hour-long webinar made possible by the Hennepin County Medical Center departments of Trauma Services and Emergency & Critical Care Education. EMS TRA-CCS can be watched live online or in-person on the first Wednesday of each month at 2:00 PM, or on an archived recording at your leisure.
  • Register here: EMS TRA-CCS Sign Up             

Sanford Health EMS Education: Recertification Education Page

NDDoH Project Firstline 

  • NDDoH Project Firstline, in collaboration with the CDC, offers infection prevention and control trainings that are free and available to all health care workers; so you can learn practical ways to keep germs from spreading, keeping you and everyone around you safer and healthier.
  • To learn more about trainings offered by NDDoH Project Firstline, visit our website at
  • Email us at if you would like to receive updates on new trainings or if you have questions.
  • Project Firstline flyer HERE.

Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) Training and Events Calendar

Simulation in Motion - North Dakota (SIM-ND)

  • Statewide Emergency Care Education with Mobile Simulation - Altru Health System, Essentia Health, St. Alexius, Sanford-Bismarck, and Trinity Health have joined forces under the directorship of ND STAR (North Dakota Simulation, Teach and Research Center for Healthcare Education) at the University of North Dakota to bring emergency care education to your area. SIM-ND is a statewide, mobile education system using high fidelity human patient simulators to train pre-hospital and hospital personnel. Grant funding from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust allowed ND STAR and the North Dakota Department of Health to design and implement SIM-ND with four large trucks outfitted with adult, pediatric, infant and pregnant / delivery simulators. SIM-ND strives to bring the highest quality emergency medical education to your area.
  • For more information and to schedule a training session to to the SIM-ND Website.

 Death Investigation Training (Basics, Cultural Competency, Advanced Topics, Forensic Pathology)

  • Online, enroll anytime
  • 3 months to complete the course upon registration
  • Independent study
  • Work at your own pace
  • Course Registration / Information Here
  • EMS ICCR hours approved: Basic - 7.75, Cultural Competency - 2.25, Advanced Topics - 5.0, Forensic Pathology - 18.0


Free EMS Continuing Education