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Bring a Team to the ITLS Trauma Competition in Houston!

Conference to be held November 2-5, 2023

Bring a team and showcase your patient care skills at this conference's favorite event! Click headline for more information.

ITLS seeks speakers for the 2023 conference in Houston, Texas!

Deadline to submit: Monday, January 9, 2023. Click headline to learn more.

ITLS is seeking speakers to present exciting, timely, thought-provoking, and educationally sound topics that are relevant to emergency and trauma care with an international perspective.

Nominations Open for 2023 Ohio Fire Service Hall of Fame Awards

Deadline extended to Dec. 31, 2022. Click headline to learn more.

Ohio EMS/Fire Electronic Certifications Now Available

The Ohio Division of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has implemented a new electronic certification program so that fire and EMS personnel, including instructors, can access their certification cards on their phones. Click headline to learn more.

First Responder QPR Instructor Course (Virtual) - Oct. 25, 2022

The skills and techniques used in suicide prevention can apply to the public, coworkers, family, and friends. Click headline to learn more about this free course.

Monkeypox Update from Ohio EMS

Click headline to see latest news on Monkeypox from Ohio EMS.

International Trauma Conference 2022 in Tampa - Nov 2-4

Registration is open for the International Trauma Conference, to be held November 2-4, 2022, in Tampa, Florida. Click headline for more information.

EMS Legislation Update

House Bill 138 was signed by Governor Mike DeWine on April 6, 2022 and goes into effect on July 6, 2022. This legislation contains updates on Emergency Medical Services (EMS) medical protocols, medical director qualifications, Do-Not-Resuscitate orders, non-emergency transports, COVID-19 testing, and first responder certification requirements. Click headline for more information.

ITLS International Call for Awards Nominations

ITLS awards are presented to individuals who made significant contributions to the promotion of ITLS, its educational programs, and its chapters and training centers. Awards recipients are chosen by the Board of Directors prior to the annual International Trauma Conference each fall. Click headline for more information.

Call for Abstracts for Research Forum Presentations at 2022 International Trauma Conference in Tampa, Florida, USA!

Get involved at the International Trauma Conference: Present your research at the Research Forum! Click headline for more information.

Call for ITLS Nominations

ITLS International will elect three members of the Board of Directors and the Speaker and Vice Speaker in 2022. Click headline for more information.

Grant Funding for First Responder Recruitment, Retention, and Resilience

Deadline is June 17, 2022

On May 5, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that nearly $70 million in grant funding is available for the recruitment and wellness needs of Ohio's first responders. For more information, click headline.

Monkeypox Virus Update

This ODH memo outlines resources available through Ohio Dept. of Health for the diagnosis of Monkeypox and other important information. For more information, click headline.

EMS Week is here!

May 15-21, 2022

EM physicians know how critical our nation’s EMS professionals are, and we’re proud to celebrate their sacrifice, dedication, and life-saving work. We thank you for everything that you do. For more information, click headline.

International Trauma Conference - Nov. 13-16, 2019

Conference brochure now available!

Ohio EMS 2019 Summer Webinar Series

Earn EMS CE hours at no cost!