Utah — State Partnership

Utah EMSC Partnership Grant

Jan. 1, 1989 - Present

Grant Number
H33MC06680
Project Overview
The purpose to ultimately reduce pediatric morbidity and mortality from injury and illness in Utah. The project will focus on developing and sustaining EMSC initiatives by integrating HRSA performance measures into the EMS system. The main activities of the project will be education, public policy change, assessment, performance improvement, coalition building, injury prevention, workforce development, and disaster preparedness. The Utah EMSC Project will be aligned with the federal performance measures by educating and building the EMS and hospital workforce; integrating pediatric considerations into the EMS, disaster and trauma systems; recognizing the continuum of care; and seeking opportunities to ensure program sustainability.
Institution
Department of Health, Bureau of EMS & Preparedness
Main Contact

Regions

HRSA

8

EMSC

IRECC

HPP

8

NASEMSO

Western Plains

Contacts

Name Role(s) Phone Email
Emily Fernandez
  • FAN
Mark Herrera, NRP, FP-C
  • Program Director
(801) 232-9138 markherrera@utah.gov
Hilary Hewes, MD
  • Pediatric Medical Director/Advisor
Hilary.Hewes@hsc.utah.edu
Jared Wright
  • Program Manager
(801) 230-4721 jaredwright@utah.gov

Products

Title Format Description Published/Revised Availability
Pediatric Emergency & Trauma Outreach Series (PETOS) Education Module(s)/Curriculum Primary Children’s Hospital, Emergency Medical Services for Children, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness and the University of Utah … Ongoing Available Online
EMSC Connects Newsletter Newsletter 2017-2020 Available Online