Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant
The Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant (Short Title: EMS Training) provides funding to recruit and train emergency medical services personnel in rural areas.
- Recruit EMS personnel, which may include volunteer personnel
- Train EMS personnel as appropriate to maintain licenses and certifications relevant to serve in an EMS agency
- Conduct courses that qualify graduates to serve in an EMS agency
- Fund specific training to meet Federal or State licensing or certification requirements
- Ensure EMS personnel are trained on mental and substance use disorders and care for people with such disorders in emergency situations
- Acquire emergency medical services equipment
- Purchase and train EMS personnel on the use of the opioid overdose antidote, naloxone, to utilize in case of opioid overdose emergency situations
Eligible applicants include rural emergency medical service agencies operated by local or tribal governments (fire-based and non-fire based) and nonprofit emergency medical service agencies.
Award ceiling: $200,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated number of awards: 25
Estimated total program funding: $5,000,000
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