National Paramedic Curriculum receives a second major revision.
EMS Agenda for the Future lays a path of evidence-based practice for paramedicine and better connectivity of EMS with other healthcare providers.
National Paramedic Curriculum is given its first major overhaul.
The state level California EMS Authority is formed through the Emergency Medical Services System and Prehospital Emergency Medical Care Personnel Act (SB125).
University of California, Los Angeles becomes the first accredited paramedic training program in the country.
NREMT offers first exam to EMT-P level candidates.
Walt Stoy, PhD, Nancy Caroline, MD, and others in Pittsburgh drive the development of advanced skills and treatments. The foundations of the the EMT-P level provider.
The show Emergency! television series debuts on NBC. The show, with critical input from Los Angeles Chief Jim Page, brought the idea of educated and professional paramedics into living rooms across America.
Wedworth-Townsend Pilot Paramedic Act (SB 772) allows California counties to establish paramedic services.
NREMT forms in an effort to standardize the testing and licensure across EMS localities. First exams offered to EMT-A level candidates.