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SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION(S)

National EMS Awards of Excellence 

The National EMS Awards of Excellence offered by NAEMT and EMS World recognize some of the very best in the EMS profession. Award recipients are great examples of the tremendous work provided by EMS professionals in communities across our country. Submit your nomination(s) in the categories of EMT, paramedic, EMS educator, EMS medical director, military medic, and/or EMS agency of the year by June 30. Award recipients receive a cash award, a travel grant and free registration to EMS World Expo, and national recognition. Submit Your Nomination(s)

BEST TRAUMA EDUCATION

World Trauma Symposium 

Plan to attend the world’s best prehospital trauma event for education you can’t get anywhere else. October 15, 2019 / New Orleans, Louisiana
Held in conjunction with EMS World Expo. Registration opens in early April.

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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.

EMS Wellness & Resilience

NAEMT 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

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.