LATEST GRANT / PROGRAMS
The application period for the South Carolina Lead the Wave grant, funded by the Duke Endowment has ended. 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 capnography 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. A notice of grant awards will be made available in the coming weeks. Please contact the EMSPIC or The South Carolina Division of Health and Environmental Control Division of EMS and Trauma for any questions.