Tips for Using Online Continuing Education, powered by CentreLearn, is a leading provider of online continuing education for EMTs and Paramedics. Each class is CECBEMS approved for 1.0 of continuing education credit. RapidCE classes are narrated multimedia Flash movies.

Follow these Everyday EMS Tips to make the most of an online continuing education lesson by:


1) close other applications – email, Facebook, Twitter, etc. – while watching the CE lesson

2) take notes, just as you would during any other class or training program

3) understand that the you should always defer to your local protocols and procedures

4) ask clarifying questions about local adaptation and implementation of the content to your training director or supervisor //

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.