NAEMSP® is committed to developing and nurturing the next generation of clinical quality and patient safety
leaders in the EMS community.
NAEMSP®’s Quality and Safety Committee is pleased to offer an exciting year-long course that provides
EMS physicians and quality improvement leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary to lead quality
improvement and patient safety initiatives in their region, system or agency.
Participants will develop an in-depth understanding of how to apply tools and strategies of quality improvement to their local needs to affect
the care of patients.
The course begins with Safer, Better and Stronger, a preconference course offered at the 2018 NAEMSP Annual Meeting. The innovative program takes
participants on a journey to improve the quality of care and safety in their system through a multi-staged
- Safer, Better and Stronger: Quality Improvement for EMS Leaders – NAEMSP Annual
Conference, San Diego, January 10, 2018
This preconference workshop and the preparatory study will form the foundation of the course and will
introduce the participants to a practical application of key quality improvement and patient safety topics.
- Monthly Moderated Online Sessions:
These sessions will be lead by expert faculty and program participants to discuss key aspects of quality
improvement. Articles and readings will be assigned to facilitate discussion.
- Capstone Project Development and Mentorship: Participants will chose a project that will implement
quality improvement methods to a problem in their agency or system. Each participant will be assigned
a mentor from the course faculty to help guide their progress.
- NAEMSP 2019: Participant Capstone Presentations
Participants will present their work to colleagues and members of the NAEMSP community to share the
impact of quality improvement in their agency/community.
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Course participants can access the LMS (Learning Management System) by logging in to the Members Only area of the website. Enrolled participants only will find "Learning Center" available to them on the menu.
Preconference Faculty and Course Mentors:
James "Tripp" Winslow