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Management of Emergency Medical Services R0150

Training Specialist


Michael Stern
301-447-1253

Delivery type


10-day on-campus

Continuing education units


6.9

ACE recommendation


Pending (ACE Review): In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in fire science, health care administration, community health public administration or emergency medical supervision.

This 10-day course focuses on supervisory management practices as they relate to emergency medical services (EMS) in the fire service.

This interactive and fast-moving course will enable participants to deal more effectively with day-to-day management issues that supervisory-level managers are likely to encounter.

Some of the major components include:

  • Personnel.
  • Resource management.
  • Quality improvement techniques.

Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to enhance the quality and overall effectiveness of their EMS operation through the use of management techniques.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Welcome letter, BYOD instructions, and pre-course assignment: https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0150.pdf PDF 174KB
Course Syllabus: https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_r0150.pdf PDF 162KB

Individuals with midlevel management responsibility for an EMS delivery system (battalion/division chief, captain, shift supervisor).

ICS-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
September 16 - 27, 2024 Wait List Opportunity Apply Emmitsburg, Maryland
October 28, 2024 - November 8, 2024 Apply between 6/15/2024 - 7/15/2024 Emmitsburg, Maryland
January 13 - 24, 2025 Apply between 9/15/2024 - 10/15/2024 Emmitsburg, Maryland
March 17 - 28, 2025 Apply between 9/15/2024 - 10/15/2024 Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 28, 2025 - August 8, 2025 Apply between 3/15/2025 - 4/15/2025 Emmitsburg, Maryland
September 15 - 26, 2025 Apply between 3/15/2025 - 4/15/2025 Emmitsburg, Maryland