National Registry Paramedic Practical Exam

Exam Dates:

Saturday, February 21, 2015, at 0800 
  • This is a closed exam for Utah BEMS affiliated candidates
Saturday, June 20, 2015, at 0800 
  • This is a limited enrollment, open exam
  • Roster closes at 1 PM, MDT on May 29

Exam Location:

  • Weber State University
  • Marriott Allied Health Building, Room 409
  • 3875 Stadium Way (top of hill by the football stadium)
  • Ogden, Utah, 84408



  • No passes are needed for Saturday tests.

Exam Details:

  • We test at the PARAMEDIC level only
  • A "no-charge retest" is generally available on same day
    • Retests start immediately after initial tests - no additional practice time is allowed
  • No electronic devices are allowed in the building.
  • Please leave cell/smart phones, computers, I-Pods, pagers, radios, etc. at home or in your car.  If you need to be contacted the department phone # is 801-626-6521.
    • Use of an electronic device on the test site can lead to dismissal and the voiding of your exam
  • We do not break for lunch - pack yourself a sack lunch, drinks and/or snacks
  • We utilize the LifePak 12 "hands free", the CombiTube, KING airways, KED, Jamshidi IO's and the long board with "spider straps." You may bring your own equipment with exam coordinator and NREMT representative approval.
  • Candidates should go to NREMT.ORG website and download the skills exam sheets for review
    • Please pay particular attention to the "critical fail" areas

Exam Fees:

  • First attempt testing for Weber State paramedic alumni - $50.00
  • WSU paramedic alumni with lapsed certification or any Utah BEMS paramedic program alumni - $100.00
  • Out-of-state and other candidates - $150.00
  • Individual skills retests - $25.00 per station
  • "Third attempt" skills re-testing is free to any Utah BEMS paramedic program student.

Steps to take:

  • Go to NREMT.ORG and establish a candidate account
    • If you graduated in Utah prior to July 1, 2008. DO NOT SELECT your previous educational institution as you now fall under the "Utah BEMS" category.
    • If you are out-of-state, contact you educational institution or state office of EMS
  • After completing your NREMT candidate account contact Weber State EC&R Department
  • Confirm with Weber State Emergency Care & Rescue that a test slot is available
    • At this point we will need your Social Security number to add you to the NREMT roster
    • Make sure you have a "WSU site confirmation" either by phone or e-mail prior to close date
  • Immediately remit the appropriate fee by check or money order
    • We regret we cannot accept credit cards
    • Checks and Money Orders should be made out to "WSU"
  • 22 days prior to the test, WSU will submit the course roster to NREMT
    • Please note:
      • There will be no refunds for cancelation or failure to show after this point.
      • Under no circumstance:will names be placed on the roster without the test fee being paid
      • Under no circumstance will names be placed on the roster without NRP candidate registration 
      • NREMT no longer allows "add-on's" or "walk-in's" on test day. We regret we cannot assist a candidate after the roster has been submitted