JEMS Resources

EMS.gov – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of EMS website. One stop source for all things related to EMS in the federal government.  https://www.ems.gov/

RESUSCITATION+ – RESUSCITATION PLUS (Premium Literature Service) is sponsored by the American Heart Association (AHA), on behalf of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR), and powered by the Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University. The site allows users to create custom email alerts about resuscitation science developments. https://plus.mcmaster.ca/resusplus

ProMED – The Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases sponsored by the International Society of Infectious Diseases (ISID). ProMED is the largest publicly-available system conducting global reporting of infectious diseases outbreaks, operates 24/7 and has nearly 80,000 subscribers, representing almost every country in the world. Subscribe at https://promedmail.org/

FDA Drug Shortages Database – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration searchable database of drug shortages. Site includes links to mobile apps that can alert you to new and resolved shortages. https://www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-safety-and-availability/drug-shortages

NASEMSO – Website of the National Association of State EMS Officials. Includes multiple resource documents, reports on projects and subscription link to the Washington Update newsletter on EMS activities in the US. https://nasemso.org/

NREMT – Website of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, a non-profit organization that serves as the Nation’s EMS Certification organization. https://www.nremt.org

NEMSQA – The National EMS Quality Alliance develops and endorses evidence-based quality measures for EMS and healthcare partners to improve the experience and outcomes of patients and EMS providers. http://www.nemsqa.org/

PGC – The Prehospital Guidelines Consortium develops, implements and evaluates evidence-based guidelines (EBGs) for prehospital care. http://prehospitalguidelines.org/

HSDL – Homeland Security Digital Library is a collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s National Preparedness Directorate, FEMA and the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security. https://www.hsdl.org/c/

EMSC – The Emergency Medical Services for Children program tackles the challenges associated with provision of emergency medical services to children and families. https://emscimprovement.center/

CDC – Website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, working to protect the nation from health threats and responding when threats arise. https://www.cdc.gov/. The CDC operates dozens of list servers and distributes multiple newsletters such as their Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Review (MMWR) https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/mmwrsubscribe.html

If you have a suggestion for an EMS resource not listed here, please email [email protected].