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What is CAPCE?
CAPCE was chartered in 1992 by the member organizations listed below for the purpose of developing consistent criteria for the review and accreditation of EMS CE activities nationwide. Since 2005, CAPCE has maintained a database of accredited courses completed by individual EMS professionals. In 2009, CAPCE began scheduling face-to-face site visits with accredited organizations. In 2012, CAPCE initiated systematic compliance audits of course content offered online.
American College of Emergency Physicians - acep.org
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians - nremt.org
National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians - naemsp.org
National Association of State EMS Officials - nasemso.org
National Council of State Emergency Medical Services Training Coordinators - nasemso.org
National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians - naemt.org
National Association of EMS Educators - naemse.org - became a member organization in 1998
American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians - acoep.org - became a member organization in 2003
American Heart Association - heart.org - became a member organization in 2013