NAEMSP® News

Call for Board Nominations

The Nominations Committee is conducting the Call for Applications for the 2022-2024 Board of Directors slate. The positions that will be elected by the membership in 2021 are:

  • Physician Members-at-Large (3)
  • Professional Member-at-Large (1)
Click here for more information.
Click here to submit your application by August 14.

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2021 Certification Review Course-Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the 2021 Certification Review Course (CRC) presented by NAEMSP/ACEP.  Click here for more information.

Registration deadline:  Friday, July 23.

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Call for Awards Nominations

Click here to nominate someone today for the following awards presented at the 2022 annual meeting:

  • Ronald D. Stewart Award
  • Keith Neely Outstanding Contribution to EMS Award
  • Friends of EMS Award
Submission deadline: Friday, Oct. 1.

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Position Statement Release-Basic Equipment for Ground Ambulances

Recently, the NAEMSP Standards and Clinical Practice Committee released its latest joint position statement, Recommended Essential Equipment for Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support Ground Ambulances 2020: A Joint Position Statement.

"The National Association of EMS Physicians along with these coauthoring associations: American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, EMS for Children Innovation and Improvement Center, Emergency Nurses Association, and National Association of State EMS Officials, and as also endorsed by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, believe that the delivery of high-quality and effective EMS care is dependent on several factors."

Read the full position statement.


2021 FAEMS Application Process Open

The application period is now open through August 15. Physician, Professional and International members can apply.  Click here for more information.

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Spinal Motion Restriction in the Trauma Patient – A Joint Position Statement

The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS-COT), American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), and the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) have previously offered varied guidance on the role of backboards and spinal immobilization in out-of-hospital situations. This updated consensus statement on spinal motion restriction in the trauma patient represents the collective positions of the ACS-COT, ACEP and NAEMSP. Read more.

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