Prehospital Care Research Forum

2024 Call for Abstracts

Submissions are now open for 2024 abstracts. Abstracts are due June 30, 2024. 2024 Call for Abstracts

CARESTAR-PCRF EMS Equity Research Workshop

May 1-3 | Los Angeles, California

The Research Workshop matches participants with clinical mentors, methodologists, and statisticians to accelerate EMS research. Participants work with faculty to identify critical problems facing prehospital workforce and care today especially in areas where there is limited evidence to guide practice. Groups will focus on the important issue of diversity, equity and inclusivity in the EMS workforce and care delivery system. We will have use of national databases with staff on site to query deidentified records and provide immediate results.

Research Forum Workshop

CARESTAR-PCRF EMS Equity Research Workshop

May 1-3 | Los Angeles, California

The CARESTAR-PCRF EMS Equity Research Workshop will surround you with data and the resources to advance EMS with science. The Research Workshop matches participants with clinical mentors, methodologists, and statisticians to accelerate EMS research. Participants work with faculty to identify critical problems facing prehospital workforce and care today especially in areas where there is limited evidence to guide practice.

For the CARESTAR-PCRF Equity Research Workshop, groups will focus on the important issue of diversity, equity and inclusivity in the EMS workforce and care delivery system. We will have use of national databases with staff on site to query deidentified records and provide immediate results.

2024 Call for Abstracts!

Submissions are now open for 2024 abstracts. The best clinical research for 2024 will receive $500 USD cash award and a travel grant of up to $,2000 USD to present your research at an over-seas international conference.

Research Forum Workshop

3-Day PCRF/ESO Research Workshop: Jump-start Your EMS Research

September 25-27 | Applications Due June 30, 2024

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 Clinical and Education Journal Club Webinars!

 
A Special PCRF JOURNAL CLUB | LIVE from ACCREDITCON | May 31, 2024!
 
Featured Upcoming Journal Club Webinar

Next Journal Club Clinical Webinar - June 10, 2024

Code Burnout: Unveiling the Truth Behind EMS Stress

EMS providers are routinely involved in high-stress situations with limited follow-up or healthy coping mechanisms. These experiences can trigger stress responses and burnout. Despite the widespread conversation about burnout in EMS, limited literature describes the problem.

Join us for this month’s Clinical PCRF Journal Club to review a study that evaluates burnout in EMS using a validated tool. Register below!

Featured Upcoming Journal Club Webinar

June 28, 2024 - PCRF Education Journal Club

Grey Matter Mysteries: Unveiling Neuroanatomy Through Cadaver Instruction

Cadaver dissection is one of the highest-rated days of paramedic school for those programs lucky enough to have access to a cadaver lab. However, a fun experience does not always equate to student learning.

Join us for this month’s Educational Journal Club as we ask whether cadaver dissections help improve learning. Register below!

Join us for Two Live Monthly Webinars

WEBINAR DETAILS & ARCHIVES

PCRF Journal Club:
Clinical Research

Second Monday, noon CST
Next date: July 8, 2024

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PCRF Journal Club:
Education Research

Fourth Friday, noon CST
Next date: June 28, 2024

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2023 Abstracts Published

The Prehospital Care Research Forum (PCRF) at UCLA is pleased to present 37 abstracts from the International Scientific EMS Symposium held in September 2023 during the EMS World EXPO conference in New Orleans. Submissions scored by experts in prehospital care.

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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.

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