Stakeholder Meeting - EMS First Response Agency Regulation
June 5, 2019, 1 pm
Landon State Office Building, Room 509
The Kansas State Fire Fighters Association and the Kansas EMS Association will be hosting a stakeholders meeting to gather feedback on the possible regulation of non-transport agencies. The Kansas Board of EMS Operations Committee has had several discussion over the past 12 months concerning the regulation of all entities providing emergency medical services including first response and transport agencies. Kansas Board of EMS staff will provide an overview of the possible regulatory changes and licensing of agencies. Please plan on attending to provide input that will guide this process.
There is no cost to attend, but please RSVP here if possible.
KEMSA Establishes Scholarship Program
Starting in 2019, KEMSA has established a scholarship fund using the revenue share funds we get from our partnership with Savvik Buying Group. Scholarship funds are intended to assist those hoping to enter the emergency medical services job force or for established members of the EMS community looking to advance their education and/or certification level.
Applications for 2019 are due on June 15.
Scholarships will be given for:
See details on qualifications and submission requirements on our scholarship page here.
KEMSA is looking for individuals and organizations who deserve to be recognized.
Nominate them today! - Nominations are due June 15
Are you busy working on your award nominations? We all know people and services who are worthy of recognition for their outstanding achievements or contributions to EMS, so let's show them! Who's making a difference in your EMS world locally or in another service?
Award finalists will be honored at the KEMSA "Honoring Our Own" Awards Banquet in Mulvane, KS Aug. 10, 2019 in conjunction with the annual KEMSA Conference & Expo.
Don't wait until the last minute. Submit your nomination now!
KEMSA is Looking for Exhibitors and Sponsors!You are invited to join us as an exhibitor and sponsor to help us continue to provide a high quality educational conference for emergency medical services personnel in the state and surrounding areas - from first responders to paramedics, as well as physicians, educators, firefighters, service directors, managers and more! We are planning for more than 450 attendees at our 2019 KEMSA Conference & Expo.
Exhibitor move-in: Aug. 8 | Exhibit days: Aug. 9 & 10, 2019
2019 KEMSA EventsKEMSA is busy planning events that will be valuable to our members. Mark your calendars for the dates below, watch for other events, and check our website for complete details as they are available. We hope to see you at some of our events this year as we provide training and advocate for EMS in Kansas.
KEMSA is a professional membership organization and does not regulate the EMS profession in Kansas.
KEMSA is proud that we have members in all 6 regions in Kansas with members located in 90 of the 105 counties in Kansas and five other states. About 85% of the services in Kansas have a service membership with KEMSA. KEMSA has more than 100 active service memberships, which represents more than 5,000 certified EMS attendants working within Kansas EMS agencies, and more than 2,000 active individual memberships. Learn more about KEMSA here.