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  • Drugs for emergencies are in critical shortage
  • EMS Professionals Address Key Issues with Lawmakers at EMS on the Hill Day
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  • EMS on the Hill Day Grant Recipients Announced
  • Congratulations to Scholarship Winners
  • PHTLS Course Highlighted in News
  • New EMS Event Notification System Launched

Latest on New ET3 Model

CMMI ET3 Project Lead To Keynote EMS 3.0 Workshop Luncheon 

April 9, Arlington, VA -- If your EMS agency is considering participation in the new CMS ET3 model – Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport – this is a presentation you won't want to miss! Join ET3 project lead, Dawn Alley, Ph.D., as she provides the latest update on implementation of ET3 and what agencies can do now to prepare for participation. This special luncheon presentation is included in the $100 registration fee (by March 25) for either EMS 3.0 Workshop:

Hosted by NAEMT, both EMS 3.0 Workshops are approved for up to 5 hours of CAPCE CE credit.


EMS On The Hill Day 

April 9-10, Arlington, VA -- Attend EMS On The Hill Day to advocate for bills that address EMS workplace violence, EMS mental health, and rural EMS. Meet directly with your House Representative and Senators and their key staff. This year’s briefing program will also provide:

  • The latest update on the new ET3 payment opportunity and cost data collection.
  • The status of implementation of the new emergency medications law and EMS drug shortages.
  • An overview of new EMS legislation and its impact on EMS practitioners and agencies.

All EMS professionals can participate and the registration fee is just $20. Make the most of your time by also registering for an EMS 3.0 Workshop. Both events are hosted by NAEMT.

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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


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.