Alaska Emergency Medical Services Program - Start here for info about EMS in Alaska.
EMS Training Levels in Alaska- Several different EMT levels of licensure from the NREMT.
Alaska EMS Training Schedule - Updated with new testing information every couple weeks.
The EMS system in Alaska has the goal of reducing human suffering and financial loss due to untimely death and injuries that result in disabilities.
The Emergency Medical Services program in Alaska is comprised of both paid and volunteer emergency medical responders and EMT's and is divided into seven different regions. The state of Alaska has 4,000 plus EMTs, EMS Instructors, and Defibrillator Technicians. Additionally there are some 175 Mobile Intensive care Paramedics
Each Paramedic is licensed by the Department of Commerce and Economic Development while each EMT responder is certified by the Department of Health and Social Services (which governs the Emergency Medical Services Program).
You may email questions about Alaskan EMS to:
Shelly Owens, EMS Unit Manager
Telephone: (907) 465-2262
Alaska Emergency Medical Services Program
Juneau Mailing Address
PO Box 110616
Juneau, Alaska 99811
Anchorage Mailing Address
PO Box 240249
Anchorage, Alaska 99524
Jim Gaines BA, JD, NREMT-P
EMS Training and Certification Manager
Section of Emergency Programs, EMS Unit
PO Box 110616
Juneau, AK 99811-0616
Juneau EMS Physical-Shipping Address
410 Willoughby Ave, Room 103
Juneau, Alaska 99801
Juneau Fax Numbers
General: (907) 465-1733
Certification: (907) 465-6736
EMS: (907) 465-4101