Division of Emergency Medical Systems

  • Licensing ambulance services and quick response units.
  • Training, testing, certification and licensure of EMS personnel.
  • Coordinating the State Trauma System.
  • Administering the EMS for Children Program.
  • Coordinating the State CISM Team.
  • Coordinating the State Stroke System of Care.
  • Coordinating the State Cardiac System of Care.

Information regarding Rural EMS Assistance Grant Required Deliverables


Click HERE for information regarding DEMS staffing changes and an important EMS DATA SYSTEM update.


Click HERE for important information from Sanford Health - Fargo to all regional ambulance service partners and EMS organizations.


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Watch Governor Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum’s announcement here.

"The governor and I pledge to work to reduce the social stigma surrounding addiction and treat it like the chronic disease that it is,” First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum said. “We envision a state where prevention works, treatment is effective and people recover from addiction.”



20th Annual Statewide Trauma Conference: October 11 - 12, 2017

Minot ND
More information available at www.ndtrauma.com
Effective February 1, 2017, the NREMT implemented a new attestation method for recertification for those completing recertification using the NCCP 2012 and 2016 models. The new process allows providers to select which NCCP model they are using (either 2012 or 2016); after selecting a model, the system then auto-completes the requirements for the national component.

Our website is continuously under construction. If you are looking for something that is not available on the website at this time, please contact us.



NREMT Important Updates: Continuing Education, 2015 AHA Guidelines, Fee Increase, etc.

DEMS will no longer be providing paper Patient Care Reports (PCRs). Click here for further information.

** Naloxone administration is NOW included in the skillset for EMR and EMT **


Are you interested in joining the North Dakota Public Health Emergency Volunteer Reserve (PHEVR)/ Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)? Our mission is to improve the health and safety of communities across North Dakota through the organization of volunteers sharing the common goals to serve their communities in times of need, prevention, and proactive planning. Click the link below for further information and online registration.         



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