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NHTSA announces a NEMSAC meeting to be held in the Washington, DC


WHEN: January 29, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and January 30, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


WHERE: Delaware Room of the Marriott Wardman Park at 2660 Woodley Road NW., Washington, DC 20008


REGISTRATION INFORMATION: This meeting will be open to the public; however, pre-registration is requested. Individuals wishing to attend must register online at http://events.SignUp4.com/NEMSACjan2013 no later than January 24, 2013.


NOTE: There will not be a teleconference option for this meeting.




Tuesday, January 29, 2013 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST)
  • Opening Remarks
  • Update on Programs from the NHTSA Office of EMS and FICEMS Agencies
  • Discussion of the EMS Culture of Safety Strategy Draft Document
  • Presentation, Discussion and Possible Adoption of Reports and Recommendations from NEMSAC Workgroups
    • Advisory on Leadership Developmental Planning in EMS
    • Advisory on NEMSIS: Achieving its Full Potential for Advancing Healthcare
    • Advisory on Fatigue in EMS
    • Compiling Evidence to Discuss the EMS Education Agenda for the Future
    • Improving Internal NEMSAC Processes
  • Public Comment Period (2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST)
  • Discussion of NEMSAC Priorities, Strategies and Values
  • Business of the Council


Wednesday, January 30, 2013 (8 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST)

  • Unfinished Business/Continued Discussion from Previous Day
  • Public Comment Period (11:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. EST)
  • Next Steps and Adjourn


For more information, please contact Noah Smith at the NHTSA Office of EMS at 202-366-5030 or noah.smith@dot.gov. A final agenda as well as draft documents to be discussed at the meeting will be posted on this site prior to January 29, 2013.

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