EMS treats 25-30 million patients per year in the United States with annual expenditures of about $5 billion.1
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Total Nationally Certified EMS Personnel
Nationally Certified EMS Providers By Level and Percent
First Exam Attempt National Pass Rates
75% of nationally certified EMS professionals in the United States are male, 85% are of non-minority status and 45% have a college degree or higher.3
Over 90% of nationally certified EMS professionals said that they had access to at least one Helicopter EMS (HEMS) service, while slightly fewer said that they had the authority to request HEMS (86%).2
About 6% of nationally certified EMS professionals were classified as stressed on the DASS-21 scale, which was lower than the average for other health care professionals including nurses, physicians and medical students.3
1 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation, Maternal and Child Health Bureau. National EMS Research Agenda. December 31, 2001.
2 Crowe RC, Levine R, Bentley MB. An Assessment of Prehospital Helicopter EMS Access and Training. Poster Presentation at Texas State EMS Conference. November 2014.
3 Bentley MA, Crawford JM, Wilkins JR et al. An Assessment of Depression, Anxiety, and Stress among Nationally Certified EMS Professionals. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2013, 17:330-338.
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Research Team . Unless otherwise specified, the data was last updated on February 5, 2018.
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