Emergency Medical Services
Welcome to the South Dakota Emergency Medical Services (EMS) web site.
In South Dakota, there are 131 ground and 5 air ambulance services. This office recognizes four levels of Emergency Medical Technicians:
National Registry certification is required for entry into the state EMS System, with the option of national or state recertification. All Advanced Life Support providers are required to be licensed through the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners: See Board Licensure/Student Status on this page.