There are EMT training programs all over the state of Missouri which specialize in teaching how to treat injuries or other medical emergencies for transport and stabilization to more central care centers. These training courses are regulated by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, which is also in charge of all emergency medical technicians and paramedics. EMTs and Paramedics across the state are comprised of a number of paid and volunteer positions.

There are three levels of emergency medical technician / paramedic in Missouri. In order to become a full paramedic, one must have already been approved as an EMT B (basic) or EMT I. This requires being at least eighteen years of age, a high school diploma or GED, and passage of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Exam (NREMT). Lastly, applicants must also pass an approved and state licensed training course.

For more information, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Bureau of Emergency Medical Services can be found at:

Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
PO Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
Phone: 573-751-6356
Fax: 573-751-6348
Email: EMSINFO@dhss.mo.gov
http://www.dhss.mo.gov/safety/ems/