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Psychomotor Examination Process

newOn November 20, 2014, the Board discussed and voted on a motion relating to education standards and the practical skills test (also referred to as the psychomotor examination) processes. The final motion will be approved for publication by the Board by no earlier than March 19, 2015. Those who wish to process renewals under the current Board approved practical skill test process may continue to do so. Alternate processes/applications will be identified and presented to the Board for approval no earlier than March 19, 2015. In the meantime, to ensure consistency and fairness, we will post responses to frequently asked questions here.

Exam Forms and Resources

Board Action: May 29, 2013 - Re-approval of the NREMT written and psychomotor exam as the Board approved exams.
 
To ensure the Psychomotor Exam Process is completed, please use the Psychomotor Examination Checklist
 

Exam Forms and Resources

The National Registry has provided and Psychomotor Examination guide for Education Programs . 
 
This guide has several references in regards to coordination with your State EMS Official. 
 
Minnesota Statute 144E.28 establishes the requirements for eligibility for certification of EMT's and Paramedics. 
 
To be eligible for certification an individual shall pass the written and psychomotor examinations approved by the Board and administered by the Board or its
 
designee. The Psychomotor Examination Guide for Education Programs is the accepted guiding  document for proper administration of the practical exam and must be adhered to.
 
The EMSRB has developed EMT and EMR Manuals for conducting the Psychomotor Exam, which include the National Registry Exam guides
Note: The guides for Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) are for program reference and use, as there are no regulatory requirements for the EMR Psychomotor Examination.
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