Deadline: 3/30/2020
Amount: $200,000 max/year
The purpose of this program is to recruit and train emergency medical services (EMS) personnel in rural areas. The program will help meet the great need of emergency services in rural areas.
All projects must:
  1. Recruit EMS personnel
  2. Train EMS personnel as appropriate to maintain licenses and certifications relevant to serve in an EMS agency
  3. Conduct courses that qualify graduates to serve in an EMS agency
  4. Fund specific training to meet federal or state licensing or certification requirements
  5. Ensure EMS personnel are trained on mental and substance use disorders and care for people with such disorders in emergency situations; training may be provided via the funding agency’s Technology Transfer Centers
  6. Develop new ways to educate emergency health care providers through the use of technology-enhanced educational methods