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The EMS World Clinical Challenge is a clinical competition where teams of two will respond to challenging scenarios that test clinical knowledge, critical thinking skills, teamwork, communication, and situational awareness. Teams elect to participate in either an ALS or BLS track, depending on their level of certification. A panel of judges will evaluate their performance and provide valuable feedback.

Each participant will receive a 2018 EMS World Clinical Challenge Competitor T-shirt. The top three teams from each track will advance to the finals. The winning team from each track will receive an official award medal and one of the prizes listed below.

  • 1st Place: Travel, lodging, and registration to an international EMS conference in 2019 (value: $3,000). Location to be announced.
  • 2nd/3rd Place: Apple iPad (value: $350).


View the complete rules and regulations.


View the grading criteria reference.


Wednesday, Oct. 31 & Thursday, Nov. 1
12:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. 
Booth #1355
Open competition (see time slots below)
Friday, Nov. 2
10:30 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Booth #1355
Finals with awards to follow


View the 2017 Clinical Challenge finals below! 


View the EMS World Expo 2018 schedule & directory.