Read as a PDF National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) staff prepared this summary document on the status of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) education pipeline during a series of recent conference calls with EMS stakeholder organizations. Included is a list of national, state, and local considerations for EMS stakeholders. These considerations do not necessarily reflect official policy positions of the organizations that participated during the conference calls. This document is intended to serve as an informational resource for EMS stakeholders. This summary does not establish legal requirements or obligations, and its content does not necessarily reflect agency recommendations or policy. Contributors to its content included representatives from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), the National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE), the Committee on Accreditation for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP), the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education, the National Association of State EMS Officials, the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the American Ambulance Association, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, the American College of Surgeons, and the Interstate Commission for EMS Personnel Practice. Challenges Facing EMS Education Nationwide social distancing measures have led to closures, delays, and other impacts on the national EMS education system. National,…

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