Nominate an Individual or Agency for a 2014 NJ EMS Award!
The New Jersey Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Council, in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services, announces the Fifteenth Annual New Jersey EMS Awards Program. These awards recognize EMS providers who have gone beyond what is expected of them in their day-to-day duties. This event is a way for the New Jersey Department of Health, the NJ EMS Council, and the EMS community to recognize these individuals for their hard work and dedication to the provision of the highest quality emergency medical services in New Jersey.
The awards will be presented at the EMS celebration dinner and awards ceremony on Friday, November 14, 2014 as part of the Annual NJ Statewide Conference on EMS at the Sheraton Atlantic City Conference Center and Hotel in Atlantic City. The program includes a reception and dinner followed by the presentation of awards. All nominees meeting the award criteria will receive an invitation to the event as well as a certificate commemorating their nomination; the award recipients in each category will be recognized with a plaque. ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY AUGUST 18, 2014 at 5pm.
Registration for the 2014 NJ Sim Games is Open. This year is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever! Go head-to-head with other EMS agencies from around the region as you treat life-threatening injuries in challenging scenarios on human patient simulators.
The NJ Office of EMS is proud to announce the NJ Statewide Conference on EMS!
This is an exciting, state-of-the-art conference has been designed to provide Emergency Medical Services personnel with educational opportunities that reflect current medical knowledge and practice that will enhance appropriate patient care and reinforce procedures critical to smooth and efficient on-scene operations. The conference offers over 75 sessions, presented by more than 50 subject matter experts. Sessions are divided into clearly defined tracks for the EMS administrator, EMS educator, basic and advanced life support provider, school nurse, and those with a particular interest in pediatrics or emergency preparedness so that individuals may pursue specific areas of interest. The conference is designed for flexibility by allowing you to select continuing education topics in the areas that are important to you.
The Statewide Conference is more than just classroom sessions! Come cheer for your favorite team as they face the human simulators in the annual “NJ Sim Games”. Watch as BLS and ALS teams go head-to-head managing critically ill or injured patients while trying to clinch the number one spot and bragging rights as the top team of NJ SIM Games!
In conjunction with the Statewide Conference on EMS, the annual NJ EMS Awards Banquet is held on Friday evening of the conference. This banquet is a way for the Office of Emergency Medical Services and the New Jersey EMS Council to recognize individuals for their hard work and dedication to the provision of emergency medical services in New Jersey.
The conference is held at the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel, conveniently located a few short blocks from the world famous boardwalk giving registrants the opportunity to enjoy city while attending this premier educational opportunity.
Thank you for your interest in the Conference. We hope to see you this year in Atlantic City!