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Since launching in 2007, has become the leading online resource for the EMS community and an authoritative voice in prehospital care.

Our mission is to provide paramedics, EMTs, EMS students, and paramedic chiefs and EMS administrators with the information and resources they need to provide better patient care and serve our communities. We do this by providing a trusted and reliable online environment for the exchange of information between EMS providers - both private and public - across the United States and from around the world.


The EMS1 Network provides a complete range of industry information. Almost 200,000 registered members and more than 550,000 monthly unique visitors rely on EMS1 for:

Our members enjoy access to exclusive content from top EMS educators and physicians, award-winning eNewsletters, original video series and podcasts, member-only discounts on products and services, access to free continuing education courses and much more. If you’re in EMS and not yet a member, join the community for free today.

Lexipol is committed to conducting our business in accordance with the highest standards of business ethics. EMS1 editorial standards promote accuracy, fairness, balance and accountability, while promoting the advancement of the industry and the safety of those who serve their communities. Learn more: EMS1 Ethics and Standards.

EMS1 is guided by an editorial advisory board featuring many of the EMS industry’s top experts, who provide consistent feedback and review to ensure quality and reliability of editorial content.


In response to requests from paramedics, EMTs and departments around the country, we’ve expanded our mission to address the urgent need for EMS to train better with EMS1 Academy and access to more funding with EMSGrantsHelp.

EMS1 Academy helps providers more efficiently and cost effectively deliver training that helps them maintain continuing education requirements and provide higher quality patient care. It offers nearly 225 full-length training courses and 275 hours of EMS continuing education credit accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE). Built specifically for EMS, it allows providers to deliver, track and assign policies and training online and in person and is used by nearly 750 departments of all sizes, including Marymount Hospital, Medshore Ambulance Service, Okaloosa County EMS and many more. Request a demo.

EMSGrantsHelp provides EMS departments the most comprehensive EMS grants database ever created, free assistance and grant writing services. During the past five years, the program has provided more than 50,000 muinicpal departments with access to grant assistance and support and has secured more than $150 million in grant awards to departments. Get help now.


Advertising allows us to provide the high-quality content and wide range of features to our members and visitors for FREE. Though we cannot eliminate ads from EMS1, we only work with credible companies that provide effective and reliable products and services for EMS.

You can help ensure our mission continues by supporting our advertisers by clicking on ads or submitting interest requests and visiting our Product Categories when conducting product research or making product purchases.


Does your company provide products or services to EMS? Do you share our mission? If you said “yes”, let’s talk. The EMS1 network is an outstanding way to market your products and services and show you support the EMS community and its mission of community service. Contact us now to learn how you can be part of EMS1.


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EMS1 is part of Lexipol, the nation’s leading content, policy and training platform for public safety and local government, enabling first responders and leaders to better protect their communities and reduce risk.