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Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association

MEMSA is a nonprofit, statewide, professional association committed to high quality emergency medical services across Missouri. 

Since 1983, MEMSA has provided leadership in education, training, and pre-licensing EMT and EMT-P practical testing as well as legislation. 

MEMSA provides a forum for EMS professionals to accomplish common goals that ensure quality EMS care is delivered statewide. MEMSA members are actively involved in collaborative efforts to achieve these and other goals.

EMS Regulation changes in Missouri

Governor Greitens has directed all Missouri agencies to review the present regulations and consider which ones might be eliminated.  As part of that general discussion, the SAC has begun to review all the core EMS regulations in order to provide recommendations to the DHSS.  The SAC is hosting a series of meetings to seek input on the current EMS regulations.  Those meetings are also on the web.  Following each meeting drafts will be put on the web and open for further comment.

The goal of the SAC is to get consensus within the industry prior to submitting recommended changes to the DHSS for their consideration.

The discussion forum on our website is an informal process separate from the official process DHSS and the Secretary of State conduct, but this is the best and easiest way to engage and review regulations that were written in 1998.  What should be updated, changed, added, dropped, re-worded to clarify, etc. 

Please spend a few minutes looking over the state EMS regulations and visit the new draft posted on the regulation page of our website.  Please leave your comments and suggestions on these topics in our discussion forum.

ICE Spring break conference, March 26-29 - register now!

The Missouri Ambulance Association, the Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association and University of Missouri Health Care are proud to present the 2018 ICE Spring Break Conference. This is our 13th year for this conference and a must-attend event if you are involved in emergency services, whether patient care, education, or management. There are also clinical tracks with a variety of interesting and informative topics. The conference will offer four (4) days of quality education, information and fun from start to finish. This is a great time for everyone to network and share ideas.  Get more details and register online here.

Instructor award nomination


Criteria: Presented to an outstanding instructor who provides prehospital education in a program that is accredited by the Missouri Bureau of EMS.

Nominations Due: February 15   

Starting with the 2018 awards, only online electronic nominations will be accepted. 

Get more details and view the online submission form here.

EMS Day at the capitol

The 2018 EMS Day at the Capitol is Tuesday, March 13.  Save the date and plan to join us.

We always have space for some booths to help tell the story of EMS.  Send a note to Jason White if you are interested in setting up a booth at the Capitol.

April 2018 will be MEMSA's 35th Birthday, so we are giving you a present to celebrate!!

So here is your present from MEMSA…For one year, a MEMSA membership is free for new organizations and individuals who sign-up! 

With that free membership comes a $10,000 insurance policy, the Missouri EMS Connection magazine, and the opportunity to buy equipment, supplies, uniforms, and even Disney tickets, through a group purchasing program. Get more details about this offer and how to take advantage of it on our birthday page or our frequently asked questions page.

Member Benefits

  A voice at the regional, state and national level

  $10,000 Accidental Death & Dismemberment Policy

  Annual conference with CEUs

  Missouri EMS Connection magazine

  Savvik Buying Group - see more information

  And much more!

Place your job listings on our site at No Charge!  Contact MEMSA today!

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