Advancing the EMS profession

NAEMT Training Center Requirements and Application

The mission of NAEMT education is to improve patient care through high quality, cost effective, evidence-based education that strengthens and enhances the knowledge and skills of EMS practitioners. NAEMT seeks partnerships with EMS training centers which have the interest, expertise and capacity to establish and promulgate our education programs. Your organization can apply to become an NAEMT training center by completing the Training Center Application.

NAEMT is interested in working with reputable EMS training centers which possess appropriate training facilities and experienced EMS faculty, maintain affiliation with an emergency medical institution in their country, and are committed to developing and sustaining a quality EMS training program at their center.

An NAEMT TRAINING CENTER is an organization (which may be public, private for-profit, or private non-profit) that provides initial and/or continuing education to EMS practitioners and other prehospital healthcare providers that has been approved to conduct NAEMT courses.

NAEMT Training center requirements:

1. Facility Requirements:
a. Classrooms must be safe for all faculty and participants.
b. Classrooms used for all aspects of the course, including lectures, skills stations and scenarios, must be of adequate size relative to class size, with adequate lighting, acoustics, and air quality.
c. Classrooms must have appropriate audio-visual equipment, training equipment and supplies as required to facilitate a successful NAEMT education course.
d. All equipment must be in good working order.

2. Course Administration Requirements:
a. Courses shall be conducted using only instructors approved by NAEMT for conducting those courses.
b. Course sites shall be responsible for all course expenses, including course fees, honoraria, travel, lodging, meals and other faculty expenses associated with conducting a course.
c. Course sites will identify a qualified Course Coordinator who is responsible for the on-site administration of NAEMT courses and for communicating with NAEMT to ensure that all required course information is submitted.
d. Course sites shall be responsible for course administration, including course registration, student registration, registration confirmation, acquisition of textbooks and student materials.
e. Course sites shall ensure that students receive course materials in a timely manner to ensure that students have adequate time to prepare for the course.
f. Course sites shall ensure that the course materials are presented as outlined in the instructor resources.
g. Course sites shall ensure that course pre and post tests are administered in a professional manner with appropriate supervision.
h. Course sites will ensure complete, accurate and timely submission of participant information, post-course materials and fees to NAEMT within 30 days of course completion.
j. Course sites will ensure that copies of all relative course paperwork from the course, including course evaluations, are kept on file for at least five years and made available to NAEMT upon request.

Listed below are the steps to NAEMT's application process:

1. Complete online Training Center application.
2. Upon receipt of completed application by NAEMT, sign online Training Center Agreement.
3. Upon receipt of signed Training Center Agreement, NAEMT will issue Training Center ID number that can be used to register courses.

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