Advancing the EMS profession

Top News

  • Update: H.R. 1818, the Veterans Emergency Medical Technicians Support Act of 2015
  • CMS Revalidation Processing Update
  • Congratulations to Mark Babson and Leroy Garcia, Recipients of the 2016 EMS Advocate of the Year Award
  • EMS Professionals Appeal To Congress On Life-saving Care Protocol and Training of Military Medics
  • Our Sincere Thanks to All EMS Volunteers, especially during National Volunteer Month (April)
  • CDC raises concerns about a Zika outbreak in the United States
  • Zika Virus Disease Resources at Your Fingertips
  • UMC honors trauma surgeon/PHTLS founder with dedication of McSwain Spirit of Charity Trauma Center
  • White House to redirect funding previously earmarked for Ebola to combat Zika virus.
  • TIM Network Offers Excellent New Resource for Emergency Responders


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.