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Where you receive your EMT training in Nevada will determine if your training is regulated by either the State of Nevada EMS Office (which oversees four Regions of EMS agencies) and the Southern Nevada Health District EMS Office oversees Clark County (the largest population in the state). Below we will show you the exact steps you will have to take to become an EMT in Nevada. Right now is a very exciting time to get in to Nevada allied health, for it is seeing a ton of demand across the whole state.

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Becoming an EMT in Nevada

The first thing to do before you start down the road to become a Nevada EMT is recognize the accrediting body for your area of the state. If you live in Clark County you must adhere to the guidelines of the Southern Nevada Health District EMS Office and if you live anywhere else in the state, you are overseen by the regulations of the Nevada EMS Office.

Both regions have training differences that are small but over time they have become more and more similar and based on national requirements.

Step 1: Meet all entry Prerequisites for Nevada EMT Programs

You have to have a high school diploma or GED and be at least 18 years of age to enter EMT training in Nevada. Candidates will also have to be able to speak, write and read in English. Meet the requirements for program entry and you can start looking at perspective schools for your training.

Step 2: Enroll in and Graduate From EMT Training in Nevada

Each region in Nevada has there own approval process for EMT training. We have taken the time to list out the Nevada regions approved schools for you below.

Southern Nevada Health District Approved EMT Training

American Medical Response (AMR Las Vegas)
Address – 7201 W. Post Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89113
Phone # – (702) 671-6900
Website – www.amr.net/careers-training
Programs to choose from – Heartsaver, BLS, ACLS refresher, PALS refresher, Critical Care Transport Academy, EMT/AEMT/Paramedic refresher courses

College of Southern Nevada
Address – 6375 W. Charleston Blvd., WCB205
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone # – (702) 651-5807
Website – www.csn.edu
Programs to choose from – First Aid, CPR, ACLS, PALS, EMT/AEMT/Paramedic courses, EMS/AEMT/Paramedic refresher courses

Community Ambulance Health Science Center
Address – 91 Corporate Park Drive, Suite 120
Henderson, NV 89074
Phone # – (702) 438-9100
Website – communityambulance.com/education
Programs to choose from – Initial EMT/AEMT courses, EMT/AEMT

Division of Workforce and Economic Development
Address – 6375 W. Charleston Blvd., W2B
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone # – (702) 651-4747
Website – sites.csn.edu/workforce
Programs to choose from – PHTLS, EMT refresher courses, EMS Instructor courses
CEU Programs to choose from – CPR, ACLS, PALS, EMT/AEMT refresher courses (courses available)

EMS Training Center of Southern Nevada
Address – 5175 Camino Al Norte, Ste. 100
North Las Vegas, NV 89031
Phone # – (702) 651-9111
Website – www.emstrainingcenter.com
Online Programs to choose from – EMS Refresher Course
Programs to choose from – First Aid, CPR, EMT, AEMT, EMT/AEMT/Paramedic refresher courses/Open National Registry Testing/ CEU Hours

Guardian Elite Medical Services
Address – 2830 Ferne Dr., Bldg. E
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone # – (702) 262-2262
Website -www.gemslv.com
Programs to choose from – First Aid, Basic Life Support, Wilderness First Aid, CPR, PALS, PHTLS, Initial EMT/AEMT/Paramedic courses, EMT/AEMT/Paramedic refresher courses

MedicWest Ambulance
Address – 9 W. Delhi Ave.
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Phone # – (702) 650-9900
Website – www.medicwest.com
Programs to choose from – Heartsaver, BLS, ACLS refresher, PALS refresher, Critical Care Transport Academy, EMT/AEMT/Paramedic refresher courses

Mobile Medic CPR Training, LLC.
Address – 7464 W. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Email – mobilemediccprtraining@gmail.com
Programs to choose from – American Heart Assoiciation Heartsaver CPR/AED, BLS, ACLS, & PALS

National College of Technical Instruction (NCTI)
Address – 8650 W. Tropicana Ave., Ste. A202
Las Vegas, NV 89147
Phone # – (702) 539-0486
Website – www.ncti.edu
Programs to choose from – Initial EMT courses, Initial AEMT courses, Initial Paramedic courses

North American Rescue
Address – 7055 Speedway Blvd, #E104
Las Vegas, NV 89115
Phone # – (888) 374-7808
Website – www.narescue.com
Programs to choose from – EMT (online), Advanced EMT (online), In-house Hybrid and Mobile BLS, ACLS & PALS, EMT/AEMT/Paramedic Refresher Courses, Hybrid PHTLS Course, Tactical Emergency Casualty Care, Customized & Tactical Medic Courses on Request

OptimuMedicine LLC
Address – 5010 S. Decatur Blvd., Suite G/H
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Phone # – (844) 922-8669
Email – Devon@OptimuMedicine.com
Programs to choose from – BLS, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, EMT/AEMT/Paramedic refresher courses

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Approved EMT Programs in Nevada

Below are all the EMT programs in Nevada that are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

College of Southern Nevada
6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas NV 89146-1164
702-651-5000

Great Basin College
1500 College Parkway
Elko NV 89801
775-738-8493

Truckee Meadows Community College
7000 Dandini Blvd
Reno NV 89512-3999
775-673-7000

Western Nevada College
2201 West College Parkway
Carson City NV 89703-7399
775-445-3000

All oversight for the state of Nevada’s EMTs is done through these offices below,

Tina Smith
EMS Program Manager
4150 Technology Way, Ste 100
Carson City, NV 89706
(775) 687-7590

EMS Office
Southern Nevada Health District
280 S. Decatur Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107
(702) 759-1050

Step 3: Earn a CPR-BLS Certificate

If you want to take the certification exam in Nevada you will have to have a CPR certification that is current and valid. Most schools in Nevada include CPR certificates in their programs. Make sure to ask your school if you do have it in your training. If it is not in your program you will have to get CPR certified at an outside agency or training center.

Step 4: Take and Pass National Registry’s EMT Exams

All candidates in B=Nevada have t take and pass both of the exams in the NREMT certification examination. The written and the practical examinations are based on your accredited training that you get at your approved EMT program. Once you pass the examinations you will become eligible to become licensed in the state of Nevada.

To see more details about the exams, click here.

Step 5: Get your Name included in the National EMT Registry

Once you pass the exams for certification, you will have to get listed on the EMT registry and apply fir licensure in the state of Nevada. There is an $80 cost to register with the national EMT registry.

EMT pay in Nevada

The table below shows all the salary and hourly pay information for EMTs in Nevada.

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$10.52$16.05$27.40
Yearly$21,880$33,380$56,990
NevadaHourly$10.53$16.42$27.87
Yearly$21,910$34,160$57,970
Carson City, NVHourly$13.79$24.13$30.87
Yearly$28,680$50,200$64,220
Reno-Sparks, NVHourly$10.54$16.82$30.78
Yearly$21,930$34,980$64,020
Las Vegas-Paradise, NVHourly$10.41$15.35$24.57
Yearly$21,650$31,920$51,100
Other NevadaHourly$10.59$14.77$23.93
Yearly$22,030$30,720$49,780

Source – bls.gov

The employment outlook for EMTs in Nevada

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 34% rise in EMT and Paramedic employment across Nevada. This is an amazing amount of growth! What a great time to enter the allied health field!