EMS Update - May 2019

May 2019
Creating New EMS Education Standards
An ongoing initiative to revise the National EMS Education Standards will align them with the recently released 2019 National EMS Scope of Practice Model, and the latest evidence and current EMS practice.
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A Closer Look at How Next Generation 911 will Transform EMS
National 911 Program NG911 Guide for Leaders in EMSSince most 911 systems were built using analog technologies, public safety answering points (PSAPs) across the country need to be upgraded to a digital or Internet Protocol-based 911 system, known as Next Generation 911 (NG911). Implementing NG911 in U.S. states and counties will require coordination between emergency communications, public safety, legislative and governing entities.
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EMS Agenda 2050 – Creating a People-Centered EMS
The result of a two-year collaborative effort to craft a bold vision for the next several decades, EMS Agenda 2050 describes people-centered EMS systems. Learn more about EMS Agenda 2050 and how you can play a vital role in creating the future of EMS.
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2019 National EMS Scope of Practice Model Now Available
National EMS Scope of Practice Model 2019 CoverReflecting the latest evidence and best practices in EMS care, the newly released 2019 National EMS Scope of Practice Model aims to improve EMS personnel licensure level consistency and serve as a valuable resource for State officials. Learn more about the Scope of Practice Model, watch a helpful webinar and download a copy today.
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New Public Health Fellow Leslie Carson Joins the Office of EMS
New public health fellow joins the Office of EMS team, bringing data expertise as well as social work and public health experience.
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In This Issue
EMS Education Standards
NG911 for EMS
Implementing EMS Agenda 2050
EMS Scope of Practice
Leslie Carson

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