Emergency Medical Services for Children
The University of Colorado School of Medicine Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine currently serves as the Colorado state partnership grantee and uses the grant dollars to fund the EMSC Colorado program. EMSC Colorado is charged with integrating, expanding, and improving pediatric emergency care by promoting the value and importance of integrating pediatric emergency care into the state emergency medical system. Toward this end, EMSC Colorado develops and maintains the following programs:
Eight Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Faculty/Staff are on the COPPER Steering Committee
EMSC Colorado is responsible for promoting and administering the EMS for Children Survey as well as the National Pediatric Readiness Assessment to EMS agencies and hospital emergency departments (EDs), respectively.