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FEMA Releases 4 Emergency Medical Services Resource Typing Documents

FEMA’s National Integration Center has published four Emergency Medical Services Job Title/Position Qualifications. These resource typing documents will facilitate the sharing of deployable EMS resources at all jurisdictional levels.

The positions include 4 Emergency Medical Services Job Title/Position Qualifications:

  • Emergency Medical Responder
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
  • Paramedic

View the documents here.

Resource typing is a key component of NIMS and enables organizations from across the country to work together during incidents of all types and sizes. Implementing NIMS resource management principles across the nation is a fundamental part of building our national preparedness.

NIMS Job Titles/Position Qualifications establish minimum qualifications and capabilities for personnel and their equipment within their assigned teams to manage all threats and hazards, regardless of incident type or size.

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