2023 Call for Abstracts
Submissions are now open for 2023 abstracts. Abstracts are due June 30, 2023. Call for Abstracts
Fall 3-Day ESO/PCRF Research Workshop: Jump-start Your EMS Research
September 12 - 14 | Applications Accepted Until June 16
The ESO/PCRF Research Forum is ideal for front-line clinicians and clinical leaders with innate curiosity and an itch to launch their next (or first!) EMS research project. The Forum matches participants with clinical mentors, methodologists, and statisticians to accelerate EMS research.
Learn the basics of EMS research, explore required data elements, work with a clinical mentor and statistician, start to develop a research abstract for submission, and more.
Upcoming Journal Club Webinars and Podcasts!
Special Edition of the PCRF Education Journal Club - June 2, 2023
PCRF Journal Club LIVE from Accrediticon
Grab lunch and join the team from Prehospital Care Research Forum for a discussion of current research. The PCRF journal club gathers monthly to discuss current published research affecting all facets of EMS, including topics related to EMS education.
During this session, the panel will examine published papers related to accreditation. Come be part of the conversation.
Next Journal Club Education Webinar - May 26, 2023
What Are They Thinking? A novel strategy to measure paramedic student clinical reasoning skills
One essential goal of EMS education is to promote clinical reasoning. However, assessing student learning in this dimension is challenging.
Join the PCRF Education Journal Club as we review a study that describes adaptation of script concordance testing, a strategy used in other professions, to assess clinical reasoning in paramedic students. Register and add the event to your calendar!
Join us for Two Live Monthly Webinars
Call for Abstracts!
Each year the Call for Abstracts highlights the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA activities. Abstracts are received from EMS providers, clinicians, educators, administrators, and students from all over the nation and abroad. A peer-review process determines which authors are invited to present their study at a national conference.
Authors frame their studies in the literature, which provides dynamic, interesting and provocative presentations. Education, Clinical & Systems abstracts due June 30, 2023.
2022 Abstracts Published in New Article
The Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA is pleased to present 42 abstracts from the International Scientific EMS Symposium held in October 2022 during the EMS World EXPO conference in Orlando. All submissions were reviewed and scored in a blinded fashion by subject matter experts in prehospital care, education, and research.
We wish to thank: Prehospital Emergency Care, EMS World, the National Association of EMTs, Limmer Education, ESO Solutions, FirstWatch, Jones AND Bartlett Learning, Fisdap, and the RedFlash Group.
International Scientific Symposium 2022 - Orlando
October 10, 2022 to October 14, 2022
The International Scientific EMS Symposium was held in October 2022 during the EMS World EXPO conference in Orlando. All submissions were reviewed and scored by experts in prehospital care, education, and research. Invited speakers presented and discussed the best research submitted to the Prehospital Care Research Forum this year. All abstracts are published and available.
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International Research Conference 2021: Global Developments in EMS Research
November 30, 2021 & December 1, 2021
Panels and invited speakers presented and discussed more than 40 original research projects spanning topics of worldwide interest including current diseases, ethics, technology, and cultural competence in paramedicine. All 42 PCRF abstracts are now published and available at EMS World.
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International Scientific Symposium 2020 - Virtual
November 20, 2020
On November 20, 2020, we took the International Scientific Symposium virtual for the year, with a day dedicated to the current state of EMS research, and the best research submitted to the Prehospital Care Research Forum this year.