Iowa — State Partnership

Iowa EMSC State Partnership Program

Grant Number
H33MC06723
Project Overview
Maintain continued compliance with the federal HRSA EMSC program performance measurers by assuring state rules and regulations remain in place for on-line and off-line medical direction, state categorization and verification process of trauma care facilities capable of taking care of pediatric patients, trauma system transfer guidelines and agreements, pediatric representation on the state’s EMS Advisory Council, EMSC Pediatric Advocacy Committee, full-time EMSC program manager. Work towards 100% compliance of national pediatric equipment guidelines on patient care units of state authorized EMS services, conduct a pediatric readiness assessment with the state hospitals concerning capabilities to treat pediatric patients.
Institution
Department of Public Health, Bureau of Trauma and Emergency Services
Main Contact

Regions

HRSA

7

EMSC

HECC

HPP

7

NASEMSO

Western Plains

Contacts

Name Role(s) Phone Email
Heather Dirks
  • FAN
heath7201@msn.com
Margot McComas
  • Program Director
margot.mccomas@idph.iowa.gov
Vicki Petersen
  • Program Manager
(515) 229-6213 vicki.petersen@idph.iowa.gov
Julie Scadden
  • FAN
jkscadden@gmail.com

Products

Title Format Description Published/Revised Availability
Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator Resources Website/Webpage/Wiki Webpage for PECCs includes: “What’s a PECC?” information sheet, training opportunities, reference materials, pediatric resources, access to Healthy Habit All-Stars … 2020 Available Online
What’s a PECC? And Why Do We Need One? Fact Sheet/Brochure/Pamphlet PECC informational brochure 2020 Available Online
What the HECC is a PECC? Guidance/Information Learn what a PECC is and why it is important to have one at your EMS agency. 2019 Available Online