Emergency Medical Services  

Mission Statement

Emergency Medical Services mission is to promulgate and enforce rules and regulations which foster and encourage the development of quality pre-hospital Emergency Medical Services for the citizens of the state.

Overview of EMS

  • Licenses and inspects ambulance services for proper equipment, drug control, medical direction and protocols.
  • Reviews curriculum materials and course outlines for training sites and continuing education units.
  • Tests Emergency Medical Technicians' skills and knowledge using the National Registry written exam and the Arkansas Practical Skills examination. 
  • Investigates complaints.
  • Provides technical assistance to hospitals, emergency medical technicians, local governments and others interested in emergency care. 
  • Involved in the development of a statewide Trauma System
Emergency Medical Services5800 West 10th Street, Suite 800
Little Rock, AR 72204