Western Kentucky University



The Kentucky Emergency Medical Services Academy supports and provides high quality standardized education, training, and continuing education opportunities for EMS personnel throughout Kentucky and the surrounding area.


We enhance the skill, knowledge, and ability of EMS professionals by planning and coordinating special workshops, conferences, seminars, and other unique training programs.

Program Development

We develop long-range plans and programs for the education and training of the EMS workforce in cooperation with governmental agencies, professional associations, and academic institutions.


We conduct research and provide data for policy planning involving Emergency Medical Services.


We are available to serve as liaison or coordinating agency for the boards, associations, and groups involved in the delivery of emergency medical services.

 Last Modified 7/23/13