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EMTs recognized for 20 years of licensure

| October 20, 2020 1:00 AM

SANDPOINT — Ledon Sacksteder and Jeff Wilder, both EMT-Advanced providers with Bonner County EMS were recently recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians for achieving 20 consecutive years of national EMS certification. This distinction is an honor held by few EMS professionals.

To maintain their status as a nationally registered EMT, both Sacksteder and Wilder complete, on a biennial basis, the most comprehensive recertification program for EMS professionals in America.

By maintaining their national certification and completing regular continuing education courses, both have demonstrated their commitment to providing exceptional prehospital emergency medical care.

The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians serves as the national EMS certification organization by providing a valid, uniform process to access the knowledge and skills required for competent practice by EMS professionals throughout their careers and by maintaining a registry of certification status.