Wake County EMS has an extensive training and development program for both the experienced provider as well as those who are recent EMS graduates. All continuing education and recertification for the Wake County EMS System is coordinated through the Office of Professional Development, our own in-house educational institution certified by the NC Office of Emergency Medical Services.
All educational opportunities offered by the Office of Professional Development meet the NC Office of Emergency Medical Services' and National Registry of EMTs' continuing education guidelines. Our personnel receive more than 36 hours of educational opportunities each year, well over the 24 hours required by the State.
Wake County EMS uses CentreLearn
, a learning management system, for records maintenance, compliance tracking, and e-learning.
Wake County EMS employs two Professional Development Coordinators, who are responsible for:
The Professional Development Coordinators are:
Serving Wake County Since 1998
Serving Wake County Since 1983
Both coordinators hold multiple instructor credentials and are certified as Level II Instructors through the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services. They report directly to the Chief of Professional Development.