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February 17, 2018

Scope of Practice Transition

Important Information for Scope of Practice Transition

Providers who are not currently licensed at the 2011 Idaho EMSPC Scope of Practice for EMR, EMT, and Paramedic must complete a level specific Idaho Bureau of EMS & Preparedness approved transition course. A transition course must include both a didactic component and transition skills check verified by the course physician. The Online Transition Lessons and Fisdap only fulfill the didactic component. To find an agency approved transition course, use the Agencies with Approved Transition Courses in Idaho link. 

Scope of Practice Transition Brochures for licensed personnel

Scope of Practice Transition Webinars   


Transition Education Materials

There is no longer a specific transition course ending date. After approval and receipt of your transition training course number you do not need to re-apply for additional transition courses. You will utilize the same course number for all additional transition course sections and students until the transition is complete. Please notify the EMS Bureau of updates as needed.Please submit ending course rosters to the EMS Bureau so individual provider records can reflect transition completion.

EMR transition course application
Outline of Course topics

EMT transition course application
Outline of Course topics

Go to TRAIN Idaho (use Internet Explorer 7 or higher or Google Chrome). If you had an account at use your email address and password from your account to access TRAIN Idaho. If you did not have an accout with or you are unable to log in, set up an account with TRAIN Idaho.
Once you have completed the extrication awareness training, your completion data can be found in your transcript under "My Learning" or you can print a certificate under "My Certificates".

Transition Timeline


 Initial EMR and EMT - Transition Deadline

 Effective Date of Initial License

 Date Transtion Requirements MUST be Completed

 April 1, 2011-September 30, 2011

 September 30, 2014

 October 1, 2011-December 31, 2011

 March 31, 2015


Licensed at EMR and EMT - Transition Deadline

 Effective Date of Renewed License

 Date Transtion Requirements MUST be Completed

April 1, 2011

 March 31, 2014

 October 1, 2011

September 30, 2014

 April 1, 2012

 March 31, 2015

October 1, 2012

 September 30, 2015

April 1, 2013

 March 31, 2016

October 1, 2013

September 30, 2016

April 1, 2014

March 31, 2017


Transition FAQ's