EIIC: Emergency Medical Services for Children | Innovation and Improvement Center


    CME Training

    EMSC Communities of Practice

    The focus of these Community of Practice webinars is on pediatric disaster planning and preparedness. The webinars are scheduled to occur from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm on the fourth Tuesday of each month. All are welcome to join.

    EMSC Resource Databases

    These secondary data sets are resources for stakeholders and others considering research in emergency medical services for children. The data sets contain variables related to and serve resources for stakeholders and others working in this field of research.

    EMSC Webinars

    Each year, the EMSC IIC works with the federal EMSC Program to coordinate a number of webinars of interest to EMSC grantees, partners, and stakeholders. All webinars are archived for viewing at a later date.

    Ongoing Targeted Issues

    In fiscal year 2013, the federal EMS for Children program awarded $5.4 million over three years in Targeted Issues grants focusing solely on pediatric prehospital research. The six funded projects will either demonstrate the ability of EMS systems to conduct pediatric research or seek to improve the quality of care by increasing the base of pediatric prehospital research. Learn more.

    Online Training

    The EMSC Program offers flexible, pediatric-focused training online that is convenient and available 24 hours a day to meet the participant’s lifestyle. In general, the courses are all self-paced and should take approximately 30 to 90 minutes to complete, depending on the course selected.


    The EMSC NRC has produced several podcasts, including a series of podcasts called iPEMS and a second series known as iAdvocate. iPEMS targets medical students, residents, and fellowship trainees. iAdvocate focuses on the public policy process.


    A comprehensive database of EMSC publications, including resources targeting professionals of prehospital and hospital care, disaster preparedness, school health, data/research, and public policy/legislation.

    Research Highlights

    The purpose of Research Highlights is to increase awareness among parents/caregivers about pediatric health care best practices utilizing results from recently completed studies by the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.


    Emergency medical services for children toolboxes feature resources for healthcare professionals and parents and caregivers, pre-populated PubMed search strings, and links to model programs in the United States.