Issues in Staffing Emergency Medical Services: A National Survey of Local Rural and Urban EMS Directors

Date
05/2008
Description

This report explores rural-urban differences in medical oversight and the recruitment and retention of emergency medical technicians (EMTs)and paramedics as reported by a survey of 1,425 local EMS directors.

Center
North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
Authors
Victoria Freeman, Rebecca Slifkin, Daniel Patterson