National EMS Efforts Need Cohesive Plan

Evans, Bruce
March 2004
Fire Chief;Mar2004, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p30
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Several credentialed Emergency Medical Services (EMS) leaders in the U.S. have expressed a lack of cohesiveness in the national EMS efforts. A number of leaders have called for a national EMS administration to elevate EMS to an equivalent standing with fire and law enforcement. The National Fire Academy (NFA) consistently touches large numbers of EMS providers on a regular basis. The NFA has always had the opportunity to become the leader for the delivery of such EMS programs because it provides an exceptional educational experience overall. INSET: ONLINE TOOLS.


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