Mission, Vision, and Values

Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services

Printable Mission, Vision, and Values Statement

Mission Statement

KBEMS mission is to ensure availability of high quality emergency medical services for Kentucky through collaboration with EMS providers by:

  • Ensuring quality, competent EMS care through effective oversight, communication and education;
  • Advancing professionalism of EMS providers;
  • Promoting health and safety of patients and EMS providers;
  • Providing leadership for EMS.

Vision Statement

Through transparent practices, KBEMS will ensure and promote high quality emergency medical care across the Commonwealth of Kentucky.


  • Integrity
  • High quality care
  • Quality of education
  • Competent staff
  • Accountability of board, services and individuals
  • Being proactive, not reactive
  • Highly motivated and progressive board
  • Advancement of EMS profession
  • Citizen and provider safety
  • Ethical standards in dealing with issues