Advancing the EMS profession

Top News

  • National Health Security: Recognizing & Creating a Health Secure, Resilient Community
  • Surgeon General Pens Open Letter on Opioid Crisis
  • Dr. Jon Krohmer Named as Next Director of NHTSA's Office of Emergency Medical Services
  • EVENT Summary Reports for 2nd Quarter, 2016
  • Saving patients from sepsis is a race against time
  • 2016 National EMS Awards of Excellence Recipients Announced
  • DeSalvo to leave ONC but will stay at HHS; Dr. Vindell Washington will take her place
  • Final Public Comment Period: Promoting Innovation in EMS Project
  • NHTSA EMS Update June / July 2016
  • Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2016 (H.R. 1818) Signed Into Law With CARA


EMS 3.0 Transformation Summit

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 – Hilton Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia 

Learn strategies to navigate healthcare change.
Integrated, value-based patient care is the cornerstone of our evolving healthcare system. To thrive, EMS agencies must expand their services to provide the full spectrum of out-of-hospital patient care – emergent, urgent and preventive.


EMS On The Hill Day

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 (briefing: evening on April 10) – Hilton Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia 

Let Congress know the types of care EMS provides. EMS provides emergent, urgent and preventive patient care to all in need... and Congress should know it!

To reach all members of Congress, we need EMS representation from ALL states! Your congressional leaders want to hear from you - their constituents. Your participation is critical to delivering our message to Congress! 

New PTEP Course

Psychological Trauma in EMS Patients

NAEMT's Psychological Trauma in EMS Patients course gives EMS practitioners the resources to help alleviate patients’ hidden wounds – intense fear, stress and pain – during a medical emergency. PTEP educates EMS practitioners about the biological underpinnings of psychological trauma, the short and long-term impact, and warning signs that a patient is experiencing psychological distress. Learn more

EMS Preparedness


The findings from a national survey of EMS practitioners and managers is available in the NAEMT National Survey on EMS Preparedness for Disaster and Mass Casualty Incident Response. The report provides insight into the level of proficiency and training of EMS practitioners to provide the medical response expected by communities during disasters and mass casualty incidents.

NEW! Education Catalog

2017-18 NAEMT Education Catalog

The NAEMT Education Catalog includes course descriptions, as well as key attributes of the NAEMT curriculum, course administration and information for course coordinators.