National Conference on EMS

Atlantic City - November 14 - 16 2019 | Pre-Conference November 13, 2019

EMS Award Program 

Nominations for the 2019 EMS Awards are being accepted!


New This Year:  We have revised the titles and criteria to better represent the EMS Community.  Please be sure and review the new titles and descriptions.  The EMS Awards are a way to highlight those individuals that have gone above and beyond the call of duty. While all nominees will be recognized, each category will have one recipient that will be announced during the 2019 EMS Awards Program.

The EMS Awards Program will take place Friday evening, November 15th, 2019 during the National Conference on EMS.  

All Nominations must be submitted no later than 11:59PM on August 13, 2019.

 

To submit a nomination: CLICK HERE


2019 EMS Award Descriptions


Paramedic of the Year: Honors a currently recognized Paramedic or Flight Paramedic who has assumed a leadership role in EMS or the inter-facility environment by achievement in areas of patient care, public access to EMS, disaster preparedness, public education, and/or training.


EMT of the Year: Honors a current credential EMT who has assumed a leadership role in EMS by achievement in areas of patient care, public access to EMS, disaster preparedness, public education, and/or training. (Nominee must only be trained to a maximum of a EMT level).


First Responder of the Year: Honors a first responder affiliated with an organization (e.g., police, fire, industrial) who has assumed a leadership role by achievement in areas of on-scene patient care, outstanding rescue, public access to EMS, disaster preparedness, public education, and/or training.  Nominee must only be trained to a maximum of a First Responder level.


ALS-SCTU Nurse of the Year: Honors a currently recognized MICN, SCTU-RN, or Flight Nurse who has assumed a leadership role in EMS or the inter-facility environment by achievement in areas of patient care, public access to EMS, disaster preparedness, public education, and/or training.


EMS Administrator of the Year: Honors an EMS administrator on a local, county, regional, or state level who has served EMS in some capacity and who has made a positive contribution to EMS by achievement in areas of patient care, public access to EMS, disaster preparedness, public education, and/or training.


EMS Dispatcher of the Year: Honors a communicator/dispatcher for outstanding effort in processing an emergency medical call.  If available, please include a tape or transcript of the call.


EMS Educator of the Year: Honors a EMS instructor, course coordinator or clinical educator who has advanced EMS education through outstanding organization or innovation in the delivery of educational programs to EMS personnel.


EMS Agency of the Year:  Honors an EMS agency that has assumed a leadership role in EMS by achievement in areas of patient care, public access to EMS, disaster preparedness, public education and/or training. The service maintains a positive image in the community and has taken meaningful and visible steps to assure quality of patient care, professionalism of its personnel and identifying and taking steps to improve the service in areas such as response times, quality improvement programs and continuing education.


EMS Physician of the Year: Honors a physician who has served as a medical director, on or off‑line, for either an ALS or a BLS service, and who has made a positive contribution to EMS.


Outstanding EMS Action by an Agency/Team: Honors an agency or team on the same incident for an EMS call/incident/rescue by EMS personnel that was "above and beyond" the call of duty.


Outstanding EMS Action by a Citizen: Honors a private citizen for a lifesaving act in which quick thinking, fast action and heroism were demonstrated, or, for unique advocacy of EMS.


Outstanding EMS Action by a Youth: Honors a child (15 years or younger) for a lifesaving act in which quick thinking, fast action and heroism were demonstrated, or, for unique advocacy of EMS.


EMS Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award: Honors an individual for lifetime achievement (service of 20 or more years) in the EMS field. At least 15 years of that experience must have been as an EMS volunteer.


EMS Career Lifetime Achievement Award: Honors an individual for lifetime achievement (service of 20 or more years) in the EMS field. At least 15 years of that experience must have been as a career EMS employee.



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Congratulations to the 2018  EMS Award Recipients! 


On Friday, October 5, 2018 the 2018 EMS Awards Program was held in Atlantic City.  The 2018 SIM Competition, Awards Program, and Key Note Speakers were broadcasted live during the Conference. To watch these recorded events, please visit:  https://www.youtube.com/user/njemsconference