Advancing the EMS profession

Top News

  • HHS awards nearly $500 million in Affordable Care Act funding to health centers to expand primary care services
  • NAEMT Celebrates 40 Years of Advancing The EMS Profession
  • NAEMT Board Adopts Position on Violence Against EMS Practitioners
  • NAEMT Welcomes Dr. Lance Stuke as the New PHTLS Medical Director
  • National Fire Academy EMS Incident Operations Course Vacancies
  • New App Makes It Easy To Navigate Your Schedule During the NAEMT Annual Meeting and EMS World Expo!
  • Million Hearts launches annual blood pressure control challenge
  • In heroin fight, White House will push treatment
  • Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2015 National EMS Awards!
  • Air ambulance industry counts on Congress to boost Medicare pay



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.