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EMS Instructor CE

Earn the EMS CE credits you need to maintain your license

The fully online EMS Instructor Continuing Education course at Creighton University provides EMS instructors like you with the continuing education hours necessary to maintain your professional license. EMS instructors in the State of Nebraska are required to complete 12 hours of continuing education within the 24 months preceding your license’s expiration. Through this EMS instructor refresher course, you can easily fulfill your CE requirements in relevant EMS subject areas, including:

  • Curriculum updates
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Evaluation methods
  • Fundamentals of teaching adults

Online Learning

The EMS Instructor Continuing Education course is offered 100-percent online. Open the Online Learning tab below to learn more.
Interactive Instruction

Interactive Instruction

This continuing education course is intended to be collaboration between you and your instructor. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive guidance along the way.

You must pay a $50 one-time registration fee and an additional fee of $25 per continuing education (CE) hour. Payments must be received in full before you will receive your CE certificate.

The following course options are available for one CE hour each:

  • Nebraska HHS Rules and Regulations (required for Nebraska EMS Instructors)
  • Principles of Adult Education
  • Evaluation Methods
  • Testing Design and Validation
  • Good and Bad Lecturing
  • Teaching Ethics
  • Goals and Objectives
  • Lesson Plans
  • Create Your Own Topic(s) (requires interaction with a Creighton EMS faculty member)

Learn more about course dates and registration

To succeed in this online course, you should plan to commit eight to 12 hours of independent online study each week.

Technology Requirements

Learn more about our online learning experience.


You will be assigned a Creighton email account for use while you are enrolled in this course. All electronic correspondence will be sent through your Creighton account.

When you successfully complete the EMS Instructor Continuing Education course, you will receive a certificate for the number of CE hours you have completed.

Contact Us

Department of Paramedicine
Old Gym/Vinardi Center
Corner of 24th and Burt

Fax: 402.280.1288