societies provide an excellent means of keeping current and in touch with
other professionals in the field. These groups can play a key role in your
development and keep you abreast of what is happening in your field.
Associations promote the interests of their members and provide a network
of contacts that can help you find jobs and move your career forward. They
can offer a variety of services including job referral services, continuing
education courses, insurance, travel benefits, periodicals, and meeting and
conference opportunities. The following is a partial list of professional
associations serving EMTs and Paramedics A
broader list of professional associations is also available here.
Committee on Accreditation for
National Association of
Emergency Medical Technicians
National Registry of Emergency Medical
Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US
Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor