Advancing the EMS profession

Top News

  • NHTSA EMS Update November/December 2015
  • HCUP Releases 2013 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS) Database
  • Zadroga Act reauthorization passes through Congress
  • New PHTLS Program Committee Chair Announced
  • NAEMT Calls for Inclusion of MIH-CP Programs in Alternative Payment Model
  • Thank You NAEMT Members: 7 Wins For EMS In 2015!
  • Paramedic Association of Canada and NAEMT Form Strategic Alliance To Promote Quality EMS Education
  • FDA moves quickly to approve easy-to-use nasal spray to treat opioid overdose
  • DHS Office of Health Affairs' Integrated Response Resources
  • Helping EMS Responders Cope with Pediatric Fatalities



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

David Marcozzi, MD, MHS-CL, FACEP, has had a diverse and illustrious career in emergency medicine, government, education and the military. On April 10, he will share his expert insights on the state of U.S. healthcare, the top challenges and opportunities ahead, and the role of EMS in the ongoing healthcare transformation. The day's program will include leaders of hospital, fire and private-based EMS agencies who will share details of the practical innovations they have implemented to successfully expand the services they provide. The program is approved for 6 hours of CAPCE credit and includes a luncheon and ample time for Q&A.



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

Recent wins on Capitol Hill demonstrate that we have the ability to positively impact our profession, our patients and our communities. Please help keep the EMS momentum going by ensuring that your state is represented at EMS On The Hill Day. 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.