Advancing the EMS profession

Top News

  • REPLICA Grows to Twelve States - Delaware and Alabama Join the Compact
  • Attend Regional Meetings to Contribute to EMS Agenda 2050
  • Jerry Overton, International College of Paramedicine, is Featured in UK's Ambulance Today Magazine
  • Congress Returns to D.C. Facing Major Deadlines, Ongoing EMS Priorities
  • FEMA and its Partners Provide Reunification Guidance for Hurricane Irma Survivors
  • Dr. Frank Butler Receives the Distinguished Service Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • In Memoriam: Patrick Moore, NAEMT Past President, 2009-2010
  • DHS Acting Secretary Elaine Duke Statement on the Kickoff of National Preparedness Month
  • FEMA: Hurricane Irma Preparations Ongoing as Recovery in Texas and Louisiana Continues
  • OnStar To Provide Crisis Assist Service for 30 Days To OnStar-Equipped Vehicles Responding to Hurricane Harvey

EMS Wellness & Resilience

EMS Wellness and Resilience Guide 

There has been growing concern within the EMS profession about the physical, mental and emotional health of our nation’s EMS workforce. NAEMT has developed a guide to assist EMS agencies in developing programs that aid EMS personnel in maintaining their physical, mental and emotional well-being. The guide offers steps agencies can take to develop a culture of wellness and resilience; strategies for building EMS practitioner resilience; tips from EMS agencies on initiatives that have worked for them; and more. View Guide

REGISTER: EMS ON THE HILL DAY

EMS On The Hill Day 

Get the latest intelligence on the top EMS issues and personally connect with your congressional leaders to explain to them the role of EMS in your community and what you need to provide quality patient care. This year’s EMS On The Hill Day program on April 9-10, Arlington, VA, will include:

  • The latest information on implementation of the new ET3 payment opportunity, and cost data collection.
  • A status report on the DEA’s implementation of the new law on standing orders and an update on EMS drug shortages.
  • Details of new EMS legislation and how it can impact you and your agency.
  • Meetings with your House Representative and Senators.

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PHTLS 9th Edition Update

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PHTLS 9th edition is conducted as a 16-hour classroom course, or in a hybrid format with 8 hours online followed by 8 hours in the classroom. Also offered is 8 hours of PHTLS continuing education online. Lessons follow a case-based approach that encourages critical thinking and student engagement. Every lesson reflects the new XABCDE patient assessment approach and aligns with updated content from the textbook. The course includes mandatory skills stations and more time for patient simulations and individual skill practice. Available to instructors; coming for students in December 2018.

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GotAED

Keeping communities safe is GotAED's #1 priority. Having an AED device nearby can protect their hearts and save lives. Visit GotAED.org to learn more  GotAED is an initiative of Simon’s Heart, a nonprofit organization raising awareness from sudden cardiac arrest and death in kids.

New Education Catalog

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The 2018-2019 NAEMT Education Catalog is available! It includes the latest information on new and revised courses, including AMLS Basics, PHTLS 9th edition, TECC 2nd edition, and the new Critical Care Test Preparation and Community Paramedicine Practitioner courses now in development. NAEMT has streamlined the process for instructors to teach several NAEMT courses through online orientations. Review your options here.