Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long does it take to get my certificate after completing the safety program?
A. The normal turn around time on processing is three (3) business days.

Q: How long is my certification good for?
A. Three (3) years.

Q: Can I get additional uniform patches?
A. Yes. However we charge a fee of $3.00 for each additional patch you request. This fee covers our cost of procuring the additional patches.

Q: How do I obtain a certification ID card?
A. You may request one by calling our business office, 773.856.5055. We provide these cards at no cost to our graduates. However, we do not provide the passport style photo.
After it is verified that you are a graduate of our program, you will be instructed to forward us a passport style photo along with your address mailing information. If you do not have one of our certification numbers you would not be able to obtain an ID card.

Q: Do I have to take the CPR course and First Aid Training?
A. No. The CPR & First Aid Training are optional programs we offer. They are not a requirement of the non emergency medical transport safety training program.

Q: If I took training somewhere else does that count?
A. Only if the presenting agency is an approved training provider for the State of Illinois, and is listed as such with the Healthcare and Family Services Department.

Q: Why does the safety training program take (16) sixteen hours to complete?
A. Our program basically covers the entire spectrum of non emergency medical transport operation. Students are guided through a work book manual that is supported by video demonstrations. Students then participate in a vehicle driver operation safety presentation.
The final portion of the program combines three (3) hands on clinical stations.

• Sensitivity training (role playing)
• Disability assistive devices introduction
• Vehicle equipment operations

If you have questions that are not listed here, you may forward additional questions to us at . . . service@medicarsafety.com.

Thank you.

Words from our Students

1. The Instructor was great in his presentation . . . HCP driver

2. There needs to be more classes like this . . . HCP driver

3. I thought the instructor was very professional. He really knows the business . . . CHC driver

4. So much insight, so much experience shared, I hope I remember everything . . . SNI driver

5. The instructor was very informed on the training material . . .   AT driver

6. On a scale of 1-5, I must say that the instructor and staff presented a very professional teaching method. This class was definitely a 5 . . . AT driver