Alaska — State Partnership

Alaska Emergency Medical Service for Children State Partnership

Jan. 1, 1989 - Present

Grant Number
H3306688 (old #: H33MC06688)
Project Overview
The Alaska EMSC program goals include: (1) Improving pre-hospital pediatric emergency care readiness through developing quality improvement processes, designating pediatric care coordinators, establishing training and skills processes, promoting increased community outreach projects and connecting Alaskan providers with 24/7 pediatric medical direction; (2) Increasing hospital pediatric emergency care readiness through the alignment of the Alaska Trauma Verification Program with the Pediatric Facility Recognition Program, supporting the Alaska Pediatric Readiness Quality Collaborative and encouraging statewide hospital participation in all National Pediatric Readiness Project Assessments; (3) Integrating EMSC Priorities into the Alaska State EMS System.
Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health, Rural & Community Health Systems, Office of EMS
Main Contact











Name Role(s) Phone Email
Reneé Escamilla, BS
  • Program Manager
  • Project Director
(907) 465 5467
Wilma Vinton
  • FAN


Title Format Description Published/Revised Availability
Alaska Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator Fact Sheet/Brochure/Pamphlet Significance, Roles, and Resources for Alaska PECCs 2021 Available Online
Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Managers’ Role in the Pediatric Readiness Quality Collaborative Report/Monograph/White Paper The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief overview of the PRQC project, while demonstrating how QI collaboratives … 2020 Available Online
Become your EMSC Agency PECC Fact Sheet/Brochure/Pamphlet Informational Flyer 2020 Available Online
Pediatric Scenario Guidebook Guidance/Information This resource will walk your providers through a scenario containing vital signs, pertinent patient and call information, graphics, considerations, and … 2020 Available Online
Communication Tool Reference Card/Guide This resource is a communication tool for pre-hospital emergency care providers and their patients (designed with young children, non-verbal children … 2016 Available Online