Tennessee Critical Care Paramedic
The recognition of
a Critical Care Paramedic in Tennessee has been established by the
Emergency Medical Services Board as a skill set above that received
in the Initial Paramedic Training. The Emergency Medical Services
Board has identified a scope of practice for the Critical Care
Paramedic in Tennessee. Critical Care Paramedic Modules were
designed to create continuity within Critical Care Paramedic
Training in Tennessee to ensure all programs were consistent with
the overall terminal objective - a competent safe and efficient
Critical Care Paramedic capable of practicing within the Scope of
Practice identified within the Emergency Medical Services Rules and
Regulations. The committee members felt it necessary to both
identify and assess these objectives that must be met in every
program. The Critical Care Paramedic certification exam was
developed to further ensure this consistency and continuity of all
Critical Care Paramedics within the State of Tennessee.
Overview of the Exam
The Critical Care Paramedic Certification Exam was developed
by subject matter experts in the field of emergency medical services
and psychometrics. The exam is divided by module and questions are
linked directly to the Scope of Practice and Teaching modules
identified as important by the Tennessee Department of Health
Emergency Medical Services.
To be eligible to take the exam, you must have completed a
State Approved Critical Care Program. Exams are scheduled through
the Office of Emergency Medical Services Regional Consultant and are
administered once a month. Contact your Regional EMS Consultant
for Exam Dates.
Deadlines for the
Exam applications must be received by
Morris & McDaniel no later than two weeks before scheduled exam
the Critical Care Paramedic Exam
The cost of the exam is $80, payable by
Visa, Mastercard, money order, PayPal or personal check.
This exam fee should be paid when
registering with Morris & McDaniel.
Morris & McDaniel offers several ways to
· To Register
online click here.
(Have your information and credit card ready)
an application (click here).
your application and check or money order to the following address:
Morris & McDaniel Scoring Center
741 North Congress Street
Jackson, MS 39202
check payable to Morris & McDaniel.
Or Call Toll-Free (888) 403-3577 Monday – Friday,
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST.
(Have your information and credit card
ready to purchase the exam over the telephone.)
Prepare for the Exam
After registering for the
exam, you will have access to the Critical Care Paramedic
Certification Exam Candidate Handbook. This handbook will help you
prepare for the examination process. It includes the following
Tips for taking the exam
Sample feedback report