EMSC Grants Database

Welcome to our searchable database of all EMSC grants. Below you will find all current and historical grants organized by state. By clicking on a state, you will access all grants (Targeted Issues, State Partnership, SPROC, PECARN) issued to that state. Under each grant you will find:

  • Summary of the project
  • Total award amount
  • HRSA, EMSC, HPP and NASEMSO Region
  • Grant contacts

The database is also searchable by keyword, grant type or state. We are committed to keeping our database as current as possible. If you notice a needed update or error, please contact us.

Arkansas — Targeted Issue
Coordinating Discharge Care for Children with Injury and Special Health Care Needs
March 1, 2001 - Feb. 29, 2004

The goals of this project are 1) to improve the health status of injured and special health care needs children after discharge from inpatient care 2) to improve the coordination of care for these children and their families at and after hospital discharge. This will be accomplished using the following …

Award amount: $598810.00

Arkansas — Targeted Issue
Economic Evaluation of Intensive Care Services for Pediatric Trauma Brain Injury Patients
March 1, 2001 - Feb. 29, 2004

The goal of this project is to evaluate whether increased spending for treatment of pediatric TBI appears justified. To achieve this goal, we propose the following five objectives. (1) Evaluate the incidence of TBI, procedures used in the treatment of TBI, and outcomes over time for pediatric TBI patients admitted …

Award amount: $565675.00

Illinois — Targeted Issue
Quality Improvement in Emergency Medical Services for Children
March 1, 2001 - Feb. 29, 2004

The goals and objectives of the Illinois EMSC program remain consistent with the National EMSC Five Year Plan and Healthy People objectives and aim to reduce childhood morbidity and mortality. GOAL ONE: Enhance statewide emergency department/EMS pediatric CQI capabilities. Objective 1: Ensure that each of the eleven EMS regions have …

Award amount: $586436.00

Minnesota — Targeted Issue
Emergency Preparedness for Infants with Significant Heart Disease
March 1, 2001 - Feb. 29, 2004

The goals of this project are to: (1) assemble a group of stakeholders to develop an emergency planning methodology for pediatric cardiac patients based on the ACEP/AAP Emergency Information Form (EIF) and the Minnesota EMSC Resource Center PERK (Planned Emergency Response for Kids) program including the Parent Emergency Information Form …

Award amount: $599703.00

Missouri — Targeted Issue
Intimate Partner Violence and Protocol: A Model for the Child Centered Visit
March 1, 2001 - Feb. 29, 2004

The overall goal of this project is to develop an effective IPV screening protocol for the pediatric emergency department. This goal will be achieved by meeting six objectives: 1) Identify the barriers and opportunities for IPV screening and referral in a pediatric emergency department (PED) setting. 2) Design and pilot …

Award amount: $584420.00

Connecticut — Targeted Issue
Model Training for Safe Transport of Children with Special Health Care Needs
March 1, 2002 - Aug. 31, 2005

The overall goal is to provide increased protection to CSHCN traveling in motor vehicles. Specific project goals are to (1) describe the challenges faced by families regarding safe transportation of their child with special health care needs, (2) develop a model training for rehabilitation specialists who counsel these families addressing …

Award amount: $582310.00

Iowa — Targeted Issue
Beyond the Barriers Project: EQUIP
March 1, 2002 - May 31, 2005

The overall goal of this proposal is to develop a quality improvement system of data collection, analysis and feedback to promote effective resuscitation of pediatric cardiac arrest victims. The specific objectives are: 1. Develop a Quality Improvement Program for pediatric cardiac arrest for pre-hospital providers; 2. Develop reporting methods to …

Award amount: $585157.00

Michigan — Targeted Issue
Pediatric Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Model Project
March 1, 2002 - Feb. 29, 2008

Create a pediatric-focused CQI model and determine its impact on protocol compliance: Develop and pilot-test the pediatric-focused CQI program (PCQI) Implement the PCQI in randomized agencies throughout Michigan Measure protocol compliance before and after the implementation of PCQI

Award amount: $599113.00

New York — Targeted Issue
Model Pediatric Component for State Disaster Plans
March 1, 2002 - Feb. 28, 2006

N/A

Award amount: $599721.00

Pennsylvania — Targeted Issue
Screening and Secondary Prevention for Psychological Sequelae of Pediatric Injury
March 1, 2002 - Feb. 29, 2008

The goals of this project are to (1) refine, validate, and disseminate a screening protocol that is practical and feasible for use in the emergency department, and that aids emergency department staff in assessing risk of post-traumatic psychological sequelae in injured children and their parents; (2) develop and pilot test …

Award amount: $393508.00

Wisconsin — Targeted Issue
Basic Emergency Lifesaving Skills in Schools-A Model Replication in WI, MN, ND and SD
March 1, 2002 - June 30, 2005

N/A

Award amount: $580000.00

Illinois — Targeted Issue
Web-based Quality Improvement and Self Study Educational Program for Pediatric Emergency Care Providers
March 1, 2004 - Feb. 28, 2007

EMSC grantees have developed a number of initiatives addressing emergency care and childhood injury prevention. However, quality improvement and benchmarking models have not been widely applied in EMSC. The goal of this project is to develop a web-based quality improvement and self study educational program targeted to pediatric emergency care …

Award amount: $598777.00

Minnesota — Targeted Issue
Emergency Preparedness for CSHCN Using Minnesota EMSC information System (MEMSCIS)
March 1, 2004 - Feb. 28, 2007

The goals of this project are to (1) improve emergency and disaster preparedness for children with special healthcare needs (CSHCN) by educating families, primary care providers, pediatric subspecialists, staff nurses, and discharge coordinators at pediatric hospitals about the importance of establishing an emergency medical plan and completing an Emergency Information …

Award amount: $600000.00

Missouri — Targeted Issue
Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Fellows Conference: Creating a Future in EMSC
March 1, 2004 - Feb. 28, 2007

The primary goal of this project are to train pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) fellows in areas of identified need that will give them the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to further their careers and foster leadership, scholarship, and partner ship in EMSC.

Award amount: $583596.00

New Mexico — Targeted Issue
The School Nurse and EMS Online Training Project in New Mexico
March 1, 2004 - Feb. 28, 2007

Emergencies in schools are common. These emergencies involve students, staff, and school visitors, and be either medical or traumatic. School nurses are key personnel in the treatment of such emergencies. School nurses must be trained in emergency care and Emergency Medical Services. The overall goal of this project is to …

Award amount: $600000.00

Pennsylvania — Targeted Issue
Creating a Diagnosis Grouping System for Child Emergency Department Visits
March 1, 2004 - Feb. 28, 2007

Creating a taxonomy and general severity of illness and injury system for EMSC is a research priority, yet no such system exists. Standard systems must be available to assess quality of emergency care across settings, patient populations and practitioners. The goals of this project are to (1) create taxonomy of …

Award amount: $437422.00

Washington — Targeted Issue
Improving the Injury Prevention Capacity of Child Fatality Review Teams
March 1, 2004 - Feb. 28, 2007

Child Death Review (CDR) teams review child deaths and recommend strategies to prevent similar deaths. Injury is the most common cause of death in childhood. Most CDR teams lack data and resources required to generate scientifically sound prevention recommendations after reviewing an injury death. The goal of this project is …

Award amount: $453897.00

Wisconsin — Targeted Issue
Impact of an Educational Module on Prehospital Pain Management in Children
March 1, 2004 - Feb. 28, 2007

Children with musculoskeletal injuries or burns usually transported by ambulance. Despite the availability of analgesic agents and knowledge of adverse effects of untreated pain, most do not receive analgesia. Barriers to this disparity in care should be identified and remedied. >The goals of this project are to (1) prospectively evaluate …

Award amount: $199388.00

California — Targeted Issue
Improving the Care of Acutely Ill and Injured Children in Rural Emergency Departments with Telemedicine
March 1, 2005 - Feb. 29, 2008

Rural emergency departments (EDs) often lack pediatric expertise and pediatric emergency services. As a consequence, critically ill children cared for in rural EDs often receive delayed or substandard care. The goals of this project are to (1) develop and test a new instrument for measuring quality of care provided to …

Award amount: $599977.00

Illinois — Targeted Issue
Development and Validation of Simulator-based PEM Curricula for Emergency Care Providers
March 1, 2005 - Feb. 29, 2008

Use of human patient simulators (HPS) offers a possible solution to this problem. Simulators can replicate acute illness with remarkable fidelity. Their use allows groups of learners to experience a consistent curriculum of acute pediatric care that would be difficult to replicate in real world experience. Our project goals are …

Award amount: $584482.00

Michigan — Targeted Issue
Michigan's First Simulation, Training, & Evaluation of Paramedics in Pediatrics
March 1, 2005 - Feb. 29, 2008

Paramedics infrequently encounter seriously ill children. The use of new pediatric simulators may substitute for actual clinical experience. The marginal benefits of various types of patient simulators are unknown. Nor is the optimal frequency and duration of simulation-based instruction known. The goal of this project is to develop and validate …

Award amount: $599985.00

Missouri — Targeted Issue
Predicting Cervical Spine Injury (CSI) in Children
March 1, 2005 - Feb. 29, 2008

This project focused on the identification of a set of variables that separate injured children with negligible risk of cervical spine injury (CSI) from those at non-negligible risk for CSI, and proposed a plan to testing these criteria in EMS systems, both in and out of hospitals. The objective was …

Award amount: $597190.00

North Carolina — Targeted Issue
Evaluation of the Emergency Severity Index for Pediatric Triage
March 1, 2005 - Feb. 29, 2008

It is vital to quickly and accurately identify the sickest children who present to the emergency department and are in need of immediate intervention. Validated clinical triage guildelines are needed to differentiate these high acuity children from less sick children who can wait for limited resources. The goals of this …

Award amount: $600000.00

Pennsylvania — Targeted Issue
Emergency Medicine Implementing Adolescent Depression Screening in the Emergency Department (ED)
March 1, 2005 - Feb. 29, 2008

Adolescent depression is a pervasive and often devastating illness, yet is often undetected by healthcare professionals. This project addresses this problem through the development of a computerized screening process for depression in adolescent patients presenting to the emergency department. This project developed, implemented, and assessed the impact of an emergency …

Award amount: $599839.00

Pennsylvania — Targeted Issue
General Pediatrics Evidence-Based Secondary Prevention of Traumatic Stress: Practical Tools to Help Parents Help Their Children
March 1, 2005 - Feb. 29, 2008

It's a challenge for medical systems to meet the psychological needs of families in response to an acute traumatic event. Our goal is to craft practical, evidence-based tools for secondary prevention of traumatic stress to be widely disseminated and integrated into pediatric trauma and medical care. The goals of this …

Award amount: $599886.00

South Carolina — Targeted Issue
Enhancement of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Curricula in Physician Assistant Education
March 1, 2005 - Feb. 29, 2008

The adequacy of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) curricula has not been studied within physician assistant (PA) programs. PA graduates should have a set of core competencies upon completion of the PA program to adequately manage pediatric emergencies. The primary goal of this project is to study PA Program PEM curricula …

Award amount: $559754.00

Wisconsin — Targeted Issue
Preparing for the National Trauma Registry for Children (NTRC): Ensuring Quality Data
Sept. 1, 2005 - Feb. 29, 2008

The goal of this project was to determined the quality of pediatric data that might be contributed to a National Trauma Registry for Children (NTRC) Information System. The investigator (1) identified the proportion of pediatric cases captured in current state trauma registries and determined whether this number was representative of …

Award amount: $572574.00

Arkansas — Targeted Issue
Development and Evaluation of Targeted ATV Safety Educational Strategies for Rural Children
Sept. 1, 2007 - Aug. 31, 2011

All-terrain vehicle (ATV) injury is an under-studied problem for children. Targeted safety education can result in behavior change that translates to fewer injuries. This project will use qualitative measures to assess current ATV safety materials and to develop materials for use in targeted audiences. The goals of this project are …

Award amount: $696849.00

California — Targeted Issue
Evaluation of the Pediatric Assessment Triangle (PAT) as an Assessment Tool for Children in the Prehospital Setting
Sept. 1, 2007 - Feb. 28, 2011

This study will provide the much-needed evaluation of an assessment tool (Pediatric Assessment Triangle) already in use by emergency care professionals around the world. The goals of this project are to (1) provide a definitive evaluation of the PAT as an assessment tool for use by paramedic providers in the …

Award amount: $598408.00

Illinois — Targeted Issue
Pediatric Quality Improvement Modules: Head Trauma, Seizures, and Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Sept. 1, 2007 - Aug. 31, 2010

The major goal of National EMSC is to improve outcomes in ill and injured children. EMSC grantees have developed a number of initiatives addressing pediatric emergency care and childhood injury prevention. However, CQI and benchmarking models have not achieved broad application within EMSC. The goal of this project is to …

Award amount: $600000.00