NAEMSPĀ® EMS Medical Direction Overview Courseā„¢

Saturday, September 5, 2015, 8:00am-5:00pm

Course Description

The National Association of Emergency Medicine Services Physicians (NAEMSP) ® is the preeminent organization for EMS medical directors, and it has offered the NAEMSP® EMS Medical Direction Overview Course™ for a number of years. The distinguished faculty are recognized as experts in various aspects of pre-hospital and disaster medicine/management. This interactive course focuses on EMS in the “real world” and serves to enhance physicians’ expertise in EMS issues and is an awareness course to provide the student with the scope of components of medical oversight activities, their implications, and incorporation into decision making in EMS systems.

Course Price
  Organizing Society Member (AAEM, GREAT, MAEM): €165*
  Members of Supporting Societies: €185*
  Non-Members: €205*
         *Box lunch included as part of the registration fee.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the process for implementation and review of protocol, policy and procedure development.
  2. Identify special issues and unique considerations related to clinical care protocol in the pre-hospital setting.
  3. Define the role of medical oversight for all aspects of the delivery of out-of-hospital care.
  4. Discuss the components and challenges in conducting pre-hospital research.
  5. Recognize the impact of applicable state laws, rules and regulations on EMS medical oversight and the EMS medical director.

Tentative Course Schedule













David K. Tan & Theodore R. Delbridge  

EMS Overview
David K. Tan & Theodore R. Delbridge           

EMS Systems
David K. Tan & Theodore R. Delbridge


Medical Oversight
David K. Tan & Theodore R. Delbridge


Personnel and Education
David K. Tan & Theodore R. Delbridge

EMS System and Responsibilities
David K. Tan & Theodore R. Delbridge


EMS Specific Discussions
David K. Tan & Theodore R. Delbridge

Questions and Answers
David K. Tan & Theodore R. Delbridge    

David K. Tan and Theodore R. Delbridge  

Course Director

Jane H. Brice, MD MPH
President, NAEMSP

Course Faculty

David K. Tan, MD EMT-T FAAEM
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA

Theodore R. Delbridge, MD MPH
Brody School of Medicine at ECU, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA

Last updated: July 22, 2015