Advancing the EMS profession

EMS Research

One of NAEMT’s core values is the belief that professional education, national education standards and research are essential to the consistent delivery of high quality, evidence-based EMS. NAEMT actively promotes this value through our support of evidence-based EMS research.  NAEMT works with the following organizations:

  • Prehospital Care Research ForumPrehospital Care Research Forum (PCRF) – NAEMT partners with the University of California at Los Angeles PCRF to support organizations and individuals conducting EMS research. The mission of PCRF is to promote, educate and disseminate prehospital research conducted at all provider levels to advance and challenge the future of EMS. Comprised of respected members of the national and international EMS community, PCRF includes clinicians, educators, and representatives from state and local governments, public and private sector EMS providers, and manufacturers providing equipment to the prehospital industry. View PCRF Resources: