February 24, 2024

Local Paramedic Recognized for 40 Years of Service


Scott Meagher of Rehoboth, Massachusetts was recently recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians for achieving 40 consecutive years of National EMS certification. This distinction is an honor held by few EMS professionals.

To maintain his status as a Nationally Registered Paramedic, Meagher completed, on a biennial basis, the most comprehensive recertification program for EMS professionals in America.

By maintaining his National EMS certification and completing regular continuing education courses, Meagher has demonstrated his commitment to providing exceptional prehospital emergency care.

Meagher was Nationally Registered as an EMT in 1980, was in the first ever Southeastern Massachusetts EMT-Intermediate program in 1981 and as a Paramedic in 1983. Meagher has been serving the Rehoboth community since 1979. Meagher currently serves as the Paramedic Program Director at Massasoit Community College. Meagher was recently recognized by the Steward Hospital System as a ”Steward of the Community”.

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


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