National EMS Inc.
Nationally Accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Ambulance Services since 1993
1060 Culpepper Drive 8801 Macon Highway
P.O. Box 1289 Suite 1
Conyers, Georgia 30012 Athens, Georgia 30601
National EMS was incorporated in the state of Georgia in 1977. National EMS founders are Pat and Mary Ellen Atkins. National EMS is a family owned and operated business in continuous operation since 1976.
911 Contract for:
Rockdale County since 1983
Morgan County since 1988
Oconee County since 2009
Athens-Clarke County since 2009
Preferred Provider for University of Georgia Athletic Association
American Ambulance Association
Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials
Athens-area Chamber of Commerce
Better Business Bureau
Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services
Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce
Family Business Association of Georgia
Georgia Ambulance Network
National Association of EMTs
National Safety Council
Madison-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce
Oconee County Chamber of Commerce
SAFE KIDS of Georgia
Athens Rotary Club
Atlanta area (Region 3) Emergency Medical Services Council
Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services
Georgia Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council
Georgia Emergency Medical Services Medical Directors Advisory Council
Georgia’s Automatic Vehicle Location System (AVLS Group)
Georgia Trauma Commission EMS Sub Committee
Hospital Authority of Rockdale County
Kimberley Chance Atkins Foundation for Breast Cancer Research
Northeast Georgia (Region 10) Emergency Medical Services Council
Rotary Club of Conyers
Rotary Club of Morgan County
Rotary Club of Rockdale County
State Evaluation Committee Chair
• Advanced Life Support
• Basic Life Support
• Critical Care Transports
This is a gas powered, state-of the-art medical cart. This cart will move patients on and off fields and comes into operation with large crowds such as fairs, UGA Football games, Nationwide Golf Tournaments, and festivals.
• Disaster/First Aid unit
National EMS has a large Disaster/First Aid unit which houses on-site first aid, triage, and disaster management. This unit is equipped to handle up to 25 patients (8 on oxygen) and prepare them for transportation.
• Teddy Bear Program
This program is targeted to our pediatric patients. We provide plush animals to sick or injured child to calm them in the event of an emergency.
• Bike Medic Program
Our trained medics travel via mountain bikes with all the advanced life support equipment to treat athletes and spectators at large events. These medics were part of the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.
• CPR Classes
National EMS holds quarterly CPR classes and has educated over 6,000 citizens in this life saving technique.
• Community Appearances
National EMS provides an ambulance for community sponsored events, as well as assisting in teaching first aid classes, first responder courses, and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training.
• Emergency Preparedness
National EMS works with the area Hospitals, Emergency Management Agencies, and the University of Georgia in setting up exercises for Mass Casualty Incidents and evaluating the effectiveness of emergency preparedness within the community.
National EMS was the FIRST EMS PROVIDER in Georgia to have on each ambulance:
• Cellular Telephones (1984)
• Pulse Oximetry (1986)
• Cardiac Pacing (1990)
• Oxygen Ventilators