The Emergency Medical Services Workforce Agenda for the Future (EMS Workforce
Agenda), published in May 2011, envisions a future in which all EMS systems have a sufficient number of well educated, adequately prepared, and appropriately credentialed EMS workers who are valued, well compensated, healthy, and safe. Workforce planning and development is one of four components identified by the EMS Workforce Agenda as critical to developing a workforce that will thrive and be a driving force for achieving integrated, community-based EMS systems.
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