The Association serves as a voice and clearinghouse for ambulance services, and views pre-hospital care not only as a public service, but also as a public service, but also as an essential part of the total public health care system.
The American Trauma Society is dedicated to the elimination of needless death and disability from injury. ATS has served as an advocate for the trauma care system, trauma prevention programs, and the victims of trauma and their families throughout the United States. Our goals are to prevent injury whenever possible, and to ensure optimal treatment of trauma when it does occur.
The Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services (KBEMS) brings lifesaving, emergency medical care to the Commonwealth by certifying First Responders and Emergency Medical Technicians. Additionally, it proves licenses to Paramedic and Ambulance Services and also establishes standards for the education and training of Emergency Medical Services personnel. In 2010, KBEMS provided 1,200 first responder certifications, 10,000 Emergency Medical Technician certifications and 2,100 Paramedic certifications.
The mission of the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) is to represent and serve emergency and mobile healthcare practitioners including emergency medical technicians, advanced emergency medical technicians, emergency medical responders, paramedics, advanced practice paramedics, critical care, paramedics, flight paramedics, community paramedics, and mobile integrated healthcare practitioners.
A seamless nationwide network of coordinated and accountable state, regional and local EMS and emergency care systems. The systems use public health principles, data and evidence as a basis for safe and effective care in day-to-day operations as well as during catastrophic events. NASEMSO supports its members in developing EMS policy and oversight, as well as in providing vision, leadership and resources in the development and improvement of state, regional and local EMS and emergency care systems.
Consensus-building, collaboration, and supporting significant national projects are the hallmarks of NHTSA's contributions to EMS system development. An efficient EMS system is integral to reducing injury and mortality on and off out Nation's highways, and is key to ensuring prompt emergency response to any type of illness or injury. The Nation's best preparation for any incident, large or small, is a comprehensive EMS system, ready every day for every emergency.
Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) is responsible for planning and coordinating and effective and efficient statewide EMS system. Our programs and Services are designed to assure quality pre-hospital patient care, from when the call is received by the 911 center to the delivery of patient to the trauma center or hospital.