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Supervising Emergency Medical Services P0146

Curriculum: Emergency Medical Services
Training Specialist

Michael Stern

Delivery type
2-day off-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
ACE has not yet reviewed this new course.

This two-day course provides an introduction to the knowledge, skills and abilities required to navigate current emergency medical services (EMS) management issues and the challenges in moving from EMS provider to EMS supervisor.

Course topics and activities include:

  • The transition to leadership.
  • Time and task management.
  • Communication.
  • Information and technology.
  • Talent management.
  • Health and safety.

Selection criteria

Front line supervisors or field supervisors (including ranks such as EMS Sergeant, Lieutenant, or Field Supervisor) who are responsible for field or station supervision of EMS response personnel. These supervisors are responsible for ensuring the daily operational schedules, assignments, personnel, and resources.

Personnel acting in or on a promotion list for this rank/capacity will be considered with a letter from the agency head (Chief) stating such.


Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online. Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Post-course requirements