Emergency Services Outreach, Inc. mission is to prevent the suffering of illness and injury in our communities by supporting public safety and medical personnel in the places that need it the most. ESO will achieve its mission through action, advocacy, education, fearless innovation, and support. We are a designated 501(c)3 non-profit entity.
Emergency Services Outreach, Inc. (ESO) will meet its mission by providing health and safety education in multiple formats to the public, first responders and healthcare providers. Educational models will include traditional classroom styles, distance learning, streaming or “teleducation” and the authorship of printed reference materials. In addition to education design and delivery, ESO will contribute to the body of knowledge in Emergency Services through research initiatives.
ESO has the resources in human capital to deliver culturally sensitive education to meet all different learning styles and levels, globally. Target audiences include inhabitants and providers within rural, underserved, underrepresented and impoverished communities. Through initial education within the community and continuing educational programs for healthcare providers and first responders, the quality of life and care in these critical areas can be improved.
Our team includes professional healthcare providers and educators. Our subject matter experts represent the following areas: Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, Firefighters, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, Military, Nursing and Industrial Safety (OSHA Education). Medical specialties represented include: Aeromedical Transport, Austere and Remote Medicine, Community Health, Emergency Medicine, Disaster Medicine, Military and Tactical, Neonatology, Pediatrics, Prehospital Care, Public Health and Women’s Health. Through our network of resources our capabilities expand into all sections of medicine and emergency services. In addition, the staff of ESO are trained and licensed educators with experience teaching in environments all over the world.
Educational technology will be designed to meet the needs of many access levels. Internet based education will be made available to accommodate low speeds of access like dial-up and in models for high-speed access. Learning environments will be hosted in a Learning Management System and meet SCORM requirements and industry specific compliance ratings.
Educational design will meet current standards within the realm of each topic. Professional medical education will meet recertification needs of target audiences through accreditation. Accrediting bodies include the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) and American Nurse Credentialing Center.