LATEST GRANT / PROGRAMS
The EMS Performance Improvement Center is excited to announce the start of the South Carolina Lead the Wave grant, funded by the Duke Endowment. The purpose of the project is to improve patient care and EMS service delivery through the distribution of cardiac care and capnography equipment. Early recognition of ST elevation myocardial infarctions though 12 Lead EKG acquisition and interpretation , early defibrillation in cardiac arrest, and the use of capnograpy to aid in the assessment of airway adjunct placement and respiratory conditions has become a standard of care in EMS. The South Carolina Division of Health and Environmental Control Division of EMS and Trauma, the EMS Performance Improvement Center, and the Duke Endowment are excited about this collaboration that will ensure citizens of South Carolina have access to this life saving equipment.
If you have received a grant notification email, you may click here to apply now:
The application deadline for all eligible EMS agencies in South Carolina to apply for the Lead the Wave Grant has been extended to May 29, 2013.
For the Grant Program Assistance Document, Click Here.