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Introduction to ems leadership

Presented by the Georgia EMS Leadership Alumni Association

When: February 1 & 2, 2022
Where: Lake Blackshear Resort, Cordele, GA
Time: Two, 8 hour days
Other: Tuition, lodging, and meals are covered
Funding provided by the Georgia Emergency Medical Services Preparedness Foundation.

Applications are no longer being accepted.  Notifications were sent out to applicants regarding their acceptance or not.

This is an entry level leadership course designed to engage and provide the first level of training for new and/or future leaders in the EMS profession. The course focuses on developing professionalism and preparing the future generation of EMS leaders in order to prosper in those roles. This course will cover the following topics:

  • Leadership
  • Developing Professional Skills
  • Communications
  • Time/Priority Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Diversity/General Differences
Download the course descriptions here.

If you have questions about the course, contact: Lance Hansard at or 770-312-7963.

Items you will need to apply for the course:

  1. Required documentation – (A, B, and C) see below
  2. Letter of Endorsement from Supervisor (2. A or B)
  3. Student Information
  4. Student Essay - Why you want to participate in this entry level course, 250-500 words.
  5. Supervisor acknowledgement of participation and Student Commitment form 

Details regarding each element are provided below.

‚Äč1. Required Documentation-  Please provide documentation for the following: 

        A – Resume or CV
        B – Proof of pre-hospital provider certification (EMT, A-EMT, CT, Paramedic, RN, EMS Education) 
       C – Active GEMSA membership

2. Letter of Endorsement from Supervisor:  

        A – Direct supervisor with your organization or
        B – Georgia EMS Leadership Alumni

Once you have applied, email any attachments to:

The mission of the Georgia Emergency Medical Services Association is to advocate for the emergency medical provider, develop educational programs, liaison activities, provider benefit programs, and improvements to the Emergency Medical Service System in Georgia.

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