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Applications and Legal Authority

Clinical Laboratories

Laboratory Science, Clinical Practitioners Application Board Regulations
Laboratory Science, Clinical Laboratories Application Board Regulations
Laboratory Science, Phlebotomy Stations Application Board Regulations

Dentistry

Dentists Application Board Regulations
Dentists, Limited Application Board Regulations
Dental Hygienists Application Board Regulations
Dental Volunteers Application Board Regulations
Dental Anesthesiologists Application Board Regulations
Dental Anesthesia Facility Application Board Regulations

EMTs and Emergency Care Facilities

Ambulatory Care, Organized Application Program Regulations
Ambulatory/Surgery Center, Physician/Podiatry Application Program Regulations
Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Freestanding Application Program Regulations
Emergency Medical Technicians Application Board Regulations
EMT, Orotracheal / Endotracheal Intubation Application Board Regulations
EMT Instructor, Coordinator Application Board Regulations
Emergency Medical Service Application Board Regulations
Emergency Medical Services, Vehicle Application Board Regulations
Emergency Care Facilities, freestanding Application Program Regulations

Licensing Exams

EMT-Basic

The examination will be administered by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and you will be able to take the examination electronically at a local testing center.

EMT-Paramedic

The Rhode Island Department of Health requires the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians examination as the basis for EMT-Paramedic licensure in Rhode Island. more

EMT-Cardiac

The EMT-Cardiac Examination is administered at the Department of Health. Registration is limited to this allocated time only and will be on a first – come, first - serve basis. Examination sessions will be closed when enrollment levels are reached. Registrants paperwork received after enrollment is met will be notified and scheduled for a future date.

Please select a date for the exam and return registration form, full completed application, including a new BCI and payment (if applicable) to the Division of EMS. Complete application packet must be received 2 weeks prior to exam date. If you have any questions, please call the Division of EMS at 401-222-2401.

All exams are held in the Department of Health Auditorium at 9:00 AM, unless otherwise notified. Proof of identity is required by use of a photographic identification card. No one will be admitted to the exam after 9:10 AM.

Note: EMT Cardiac exam application deadline is 2 weeks prior to each exam date. Do not contact the Division of EMS requesting exam results. Result will be e-mailed directly to the applicant within three weeks after the exam date.

Examination Schedule

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Funeral Directors and Funeral Homes

Funeral Directors / Embalmers Application Board Regulations
Funeral Director Interns Application Board Board
Funeral Establishment or Branch Office Application Board Regulations
Crematory Application Board Regulations

Hospitals

Managed Care

Health Plans Application Program Regulations
Patient Safety Organizations Application Program Regulations
Utilization Reviews Application Program Regulations

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana Patients Application Program Regulations

Mental Health Counselors, Psychologists and Social Workers

Chemical Dependency Professionals Application Board Regulations
Marriage and Family Therapists Application Board Regulations
Mental Health Counselors Application Board Regulations
Psychologists Application Board Regulations
Social Workers Application Board Regulations

Mental Health Connections

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Nurses and Nursing Assistants

Licensed Practical & Registered Nurses by Examination Application Board Regulations
Licensed Practical & Registered Nurses, by Endorsement Application Board Regulations
APRN Application Board Regulations
Nursing Service Agencies Application Program Regulations
Nursing Assistants Application Board Regulations
Medication Aides Application Board Regulations

Pharmacists and Pharmacies

Distributors Application Board Regulations
Pharmacists by Exam Application Board Regulations
Pharmacists by Reinstatement Application Board Regulations
Pharmacists, Preceptor Affidavit Application Board Regulations
Pharmacists, 90 Day Temporary Permit By License Transfer Application Board Regulations
Pharmacy Technicians Application Board Regulations
Pharmacist Interns Application Board Regulations
Pharmacies, Retail Application Board Regulations
Pharmacies, Institutional Application Board Regulations
Pharmacies, Nonresident Application Board Regulations
Pharmacies, Canadian Application Board Regulations

Physicians and Physician Assistants

Physicians Uniform Application Board Regulations
Volunteer Physicians Application Board Regulations
Physician Assistants Application Board Regulations

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Physicians are required to document to the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline that they have earned a minimum of forty (40) hours of or American Osteo Pathic Association (AOA Category 1a)continuing medical education credits.

CMEs on Public Health Topics

At least 2 hours of continuing medical education shall be earned on topics of current concern as determined by the director of the Rhode Island Department of Health. Current topics include:

Public Health Grand Rounds

The Deparment, and the Warren Alpert Medical School, can help you meet your continuing educations requirements.

Residential, Rehabiliatative and Long-term Healthcare Facilities

Adult Day Care Application Program Regulations
Assisted Living Residences Application Program Regulations
Assisted Living Residence Administrators Application Board Regulations
Continuing Care Providers Application Program Regulations
Home Care Application Program Regulations
Home Nursing Care Application Program Regulations
Hospice Care, Inpatient Application Program Regulations
Hospice Care, Outpatient Application Program Regulations
Nursing Home Administrators Application Board Regulations
Nursing Home Facilities Application Program Regulations
Rehabilitation Centers, Inpatient Application Program Regulations

Health Facilities Connections

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Other Healthcare Specialities

Acupuncturists Application Program Regulations
Acupuncturists' Assistants Application Program Regulations
Athletic Trainers Application Board Regulations
Audiologists

Application Board Regulations
Birth Centers, Outpatient Application Program Regulations
Blood Testing/Screening & Drawing Stations Application Program Regulations
Chiropractors Application Board Regulations
Dietitians Application Board Regulations
Hearing Aid Dealers Application Board Regulations
Interpreters for the Deaf Application Board Regulations
Kidney Disease Centers, Outpatient Application Program Regulations
Massage Therapists Application

Program

Regulations
Midwives Application Board Regulations
Nuclear Medicine Technologist Application Board Regulations
Nutritionists Application Board Regulations
Occupational Therapists Application Board Regulations
Opticians Application Board Regulations
Optometrists Application Board Regulations
Physical Therapists Application Board Regulations
Podiatrists Application Board Regulations
Podiatrists, Limited Application Board Regulations
Podiatry Facilities, Multi-practice Application Board Regulations
Prosthetists Application Program Law
Quality Professional Test Counselor Application Program Regulations
Radiographer Application Board Regulations
Radiation Therapist Application Board Regulations
Respiratory Care Practitioners Application Board Regulations
School Based Health Centers Application Program Regulations
Speech Language Pathologists Application Board Regulations
Speech Language Pathologists, Provisional Application Board Regulations
Veterinarians Application Board Regulations