NAEMSP® News

Save the Date - 2021 EMS Week

May 16-22, 2021 is EMS Week. 

Click here for the 2021 Planning Guide.
Click here to visit the EMSStrong website.

During EMS week, we will be sharing additional resources with you. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates.

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Quality Improvement Online Course-May 6-7

The NAEMSP Quality and Safety Committee is pleased to offer a two-day online course May 6-7.

Click here for more information and to register today.

Registration deadline:  Friday, April 23

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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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