ITLS Ohio is a Chapter of International Trauma Life Support.

The purpose of ITLS Ohio is to advance formalized pre-hospital trauma education and to represent the interests of Ohio's pre-hospital providers.

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House Bill 151 Expands Roles for EMS Providers

Signed into Law on Nov. 23, HB 151 will remain in effect until July 1, 2020

House Bill 151 now permits emergency medical responders, emergency medical technicians, advanced emergency medical technicians, and paramedics to perform emergency medical services in any setting, including in any area of a hospital, if the services are performed under the direction and supervision of one of the following: a physician, a physician assistant designated by a physician, or an advanced practice registered nurse designated by a physician. Click headline for more information.

Ohio EMS 2020 COVID-19 PPE Reimbursement Grant: Deadline Dec. 31, 2020

Ohio EMS organizations and medical transport agencies encouraged to apply

EMS Certification Extension Ending December 1, 2020

Affects certificates with expirations between Mar. 9 and Nov 30., 2020

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 EMS Star of Life Awards


EMS Stars Ceremony POSTPONED

EMS Stars Announcement:
After careful consideration, and in light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are postponing the EMS Star of Life Awards Program  previously scheduled for May 20, 2020.  We hope to reschedule sometime in September which will enable us to provide the ceremony that our providers deserve in a safe environment. We are heartbroken and know this is a very challenging time for everyone, and appreciate your understanding and support.

We remain excited to host the EMS Star of Life Awards ceremony later this year and will get back to you with more information on specific dates in the coming weeks. 

Thank you to all who are on the frontlines of this pandemic and please stay safe!