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Continuing Education Unit

Contact Us
Southern Oregon: 503-931-0659
FAX: 971-673-0555
TTY: 711

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EMS Continuing Education Unit
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 305
Portland, OR 97232

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Hours of Operation
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

About Us

We work to keep rural volunteer emergency response agencies operational through the provision of continuing education that is mandatory for certified EMS personnel.

CEU is designed to ensure adequately trained and certified volunteer ambulance, EMTs and First Responders in economically challenged service areas are able to provide 911 services. This includes training in disaster response, incident command and patient triage, instruction in national and state standards of care to rural EMS providers, continuing education and support through curriculum development, training and support of certifying officers for EMT certification testing, and EMT program assistance to rural community colleges.

Our Responsibilities

  • Provide training in disaster response, incident command and patient triage
  • Assist in the development of statewide, regional and local disaster drills
  • Provide annual recertification and instructional development to Oregon State Police EMS instructor group
  • Assist with instruction of initial EMS provider education
  • Impart national and state standards of care to rural EMS providers
  • Instruct on new EMS skills or techniques
  • Provide Continuing Education for certificate holders for recertification requirements
  • Teach courses on instructional development

The Continuing Education Unit is part of EMS and Trauma Systems. View the complete EMS and Trauma Systems Directory or search the Public Health Program Directory.