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Top News

  • Board Candidate Submissions Accepted Now through August 15
  • Board Adopts New Position Statement on “Just Culture” in EMS
  • Special Webinar for EMS Association Leaders and Members on New Public Safety Broadband Network
  • CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention: Interactive Atlas
  • CMS Health Care Innovation Awards Announced
  • Join NAEMT at PEHSC Conference
  • New EMS Safety and Health Information Available from NIOSH
  • NAEMT's Military Relations Committee Chair Chlapek Testifies on Behalf of Veterans to Congressional Subcommittee
  • New NEMSAC Appointments Announced
  • Read Preliminary Analysis of U.S. Supreme Court Decision on PPAC Act

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



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!

PHTLS 9th Edition Update

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Monday, October 29, 2018
Nashville, Tennessee

Members of the Prehospital Trauma Committee, additional authors, contributors, and reviewers are working very hard to produce an outstanding 9th edition of Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) course. We invite all PHTLS faculty from around the globe to join us! This event is held in conjunction with the NAEMT Annual Meeting and EMS World Expo.

Education Scholarships


NAEMT is proud to offer scholarship opportunities to individual members to assist them in their professional and career advancement. NAEMT and partner, Columbia Southern University, award more than $37,000 in scholarships each year. NAEMT members also receive a 15% tuition discount on online courses at Columbia Southern University.

EVOS - Safe Driving

EMS Vehicle Operator Safety

NAEMT's EMS Vehicle Operator Safety (EVOS) course focuses on the specific behaviors that need to be changed to create a culture of safe driving. The 8 or 16-hour course is approved for CAPCE credit. Students can choose classroom or online format, and print or digital materials. All current instructors of national driving courses can teach EVOS by taking the 1-hour online transition course.