Heart Safe Community Award Nomination Form
AWARD DESCRIPTION
This award is presented to fire service-based EMS agencies that have played a key role in improving the quality of out-of-hospital treatment of heart disease, sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and resuscitation efforts.

A pdf version of this nomination form also is accessible online, however all nominations must be submitted through the online nomination form. Please note that the EMS Section will review nominations that have been submitted through this webform only.
 

CRITERIA
Agencies and systems nominated will have demonstrated creative approaches to improving therapies for patients experiencing cardiac related emergencies or SCA through:

- Access to emergency care
- Emergency medical dispatch
- AED access and first response
- Citizen alerting
- Bystander CPR
- High performance team-based resuscitation
- Advanced life support
- Data collection and review 
- Additional information/enhancements to program 

ELIGIBILITY
There will be two awards presented:

• Small/Mid-Size Community (Population of 100,000 or less)
• Large Community (Population 100,001 or more)
 
  • Topics:
    • EMS
    • Department Administration
  • Resource Type:
    • Presentation
  • Organizational Author:
    • EMS Section

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