EMS Education Programs


DSHS will hold a phone conference and webinar for EMS educators, providers and personnel about the Jurisprudence Exam requirements. Two identical sessions will be held and participation is limited to 100 callers at any one time and to those that call in first.

June 27, 2017, 10:00a.m. then again at 2:00p.m. 
Call in phone number, toll free:  1-877-820-7831
Participant Passcode: 217965

Web Meeting Address:

 If you attended the EMS Educators Summit and Coordinator Update there is no need to participate in the phone conference and webinar unless you have questions. 

You may review the Jurisprudence Exam material now by using the following links:
Jurisprudence Examination Packet
Exam questions only

Rules and Policies

Links to Texas Administrative Code Pages


Apply Online

Forms and Documents

Coordinator / Instructor


Initial Education Programs

Continuing Education Programs

Jurisprudence Exam Material

Cover Sheets

EMS Education Manual and Skill sheets

Program and Course Fee Information

NREMT Information

NREMT Transition Course Information

NREMT Portfolio & Scenario Exam Information

NREMT Information/ Pass Rates / NREMT Representative Contact Information

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.

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 June 20, 2017