Common Emergency Medical Systems (EMS) Acronyms

AAMS: -
Association of Air Medical Services
AEMT: -
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
ALS: -
Advanced Life Support
BLS: -
Basic Life Support
CAAHEP: -
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
CCP: -
Critical Care Paramedic
CECBEMS: -
Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services
CEU: -
Continuing Education Unit
CPR: -
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
DNR: -
Do Not Resuscitate
DOT: -
U.S. Department of Transportation
EMS: -
Emergency Medical Services
EMT: -
Emergency Medical Technician
ILS: -
Intermediate Life Support
NAC: -
Nevada Administrative Code
NRS: -
Nevada Revised Statutes
NSC: -
National Standard Curriculum
POLST : -
Physicians Orders Life Sustaining Treatment  
Last Updated: 6/2/2016