The National EMS Academy was formed in 2003 as a collaborative effort between Acadian Ambulance Service and South Louisiana Community College with the primary objective of providing the education and training necessary for individuals seeking to enter the emergency medical services industry.
Initially composed of six campuses located in Louisiana, the academy now utilizes nine sites to serve students in both Louisiana and Texas.
The Academy also provides continuing education and refresher training in both the traditional classroom setting and via computer-based lessons, and specialty training for other healthcare professionals.
MissionThe National EMS Academy exists to educate its learners to develop the knowledge, skills and values that will enable them to achieve their professional goals, improve the productivity of their organizations, and provide leadership and service to their communities.
VisionWe are the leading resource for emergency medical services professionals who seek excellence in educational offerings. We strive to produce highly effective curricula and teaching resources. We are committed to quality research in medical education. We invite interaction with others who share our vision.
Curricula and ProgramsWe provide innovative solutions to real world problems and continuously monitor our effectiveness. Programs encourage participation, using a team-based approach to active learning.
Curricula are peer-reviewed for accuracy, standardization and quality. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to the success of our learners.
We value honesty, diversity, professionalism, life-long learning, and passion for teaching. We are focused and results-oriented, always striving to distinguish ourselves as leaders, while consistently exceeding the expectations of our peers and customers.
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