This assignment has two (2) parts. You need to complete both parts. You may write this assignment in a question and answer format.
Professional Organizations – Part 1
Pick two (2) EMS professional organizations from either the list provided or from what you find on your own on the internet. For each organization answer the following questions:
1- What is the name of the organization?
2- What are the different membership levels and how much does it cost to join each level?
3- What is the purpose/mission/vision of the organization?
4- What conferences/symposiums does this organization provide or participate in, if any? When and where is the next one?
5- What resources does this organization provide for its members? List 3-5 resources or all they provide if less then 3.
6- Why or why not would you join this organization?
Professional organization suggestions
NAEMT: national association of EMTs
UAEMT: Utah association of EMTs
NAEMSE: National Association of EMS educators
IAPE: International Association of EMTs and Paramedics
NASEMSO: National Association of State EMS officials
NEMSMA: National EMS Management Association
Conferences – Part 2
You will need to find information on three (3) EMS conferences. Two of those conferences need to be national/international and one needs to be local (in Utah). You will then answer the following questions for each conference:
1- What is the name of the Conference?
2- What organization(s) sponsor this conference?
3- Who is the target audience for this conference?
4- How much does it cost to attend the full conference?
5- Do they offer in pre/post conference options?
6- Are you able to get CME from this conference?
7- Would this conference meet your needs as an EMS professional? Why or Why not?