Patients & Families

Content in the area is sorted for patients and families. A patient is an individual who is receiving health care and family includes anyone that plays an important role in the patient's life.

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FAMILY Survey Tool (Spanish)

This tool is to assess family satisfaction with care delivered in the ambulance environment, and cross-check family satisfaction with provider experiences during that care. The FAMILY instrument will assess the experience of family members who …

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This tool is to assess family satisfaction with care delivered in the ambulance environment, and …

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FAMILY Survey Tool (English)

This online survey tool is to assess family satisfaction with care delivered in the ambulance environment, and cross-check family satisfaction with provider experiences during that care. The FAMILY instrument will assess the experience of family …

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Patients & Families Prehospital Practitioners
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This online survey tool is to assess family satisfaction with care delivered in the ambulance …

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FAMILY Survey Tool (English & Spanish)

This tool can be used as an assessment of family satisfaction with care delivered in the ambulance environment, and cross-check family satisfaction with provider experiences during that care. The FAMILY instrument will assess the experience …

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This tool can be used as an assessment of family satisfaction with care delivered in …

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I Speak... Language Identification Guide

“I Speak” is a set of tools offered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL). This guide assists literate individuals who are not proficient in English …

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“I Speak” is a set of tools offered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security …

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Communicating With Children and Families: From Everyday Interactions to Skill in Conveying Distressing Information (AAP)

Health care communication is a skill that is critical to safe and effective medical practice; it can and must be taught. Communication skill influences patient disclosure, treatment adherence and outcome, adaptation to illness, and bereavement. …

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Health care communication is a skill that is critical to safe and effective medical practice; …

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Promoting Patient and Family-Centered Care in the Prehospital Setting: A Toolkit for Medical Directors

PowerPoint presentation (PDF) from NAEMSP 2018 Annual Meeting. Presented by Dr. Saranya Srinivasan. Objectives: After attending this presentation, the participant will be able to: 1) Define patient and family-centered care and discuss its importance in …

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Clinicians Patients & Families Prehospital Practitioners
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PowerPoint presentation (PDF) from NAEMSP 2018 Annual Meeting. Presented by Dr. Saranya Srinivasan. Objectives: After …

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Clinicians Patients & Families Prehospital Practitioners
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A Novel Image-based Tool to Reunite Children With Their Families After Disasters

SAEM Manuscript, published November 2012. Objectives: Reuniting children with their families after a disaster poses unique challenges. The objective was to pilot test the ability of a novel image-based tool to assist a parent in …

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Disaster Prehospital Research

SAEM Manuscript, published November 2012. Objectives: Reuniting children with their families after a disaster poses …

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Guidelines for Providing Family-Centered Prehospital Care (NAEMT)

Comprehensive and effective emergency medical care of a child requires family involvement. Collaboration with families improves care and is helpful to providers when care is being delivered under difficult circumstances. To build a system of …

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Comprehensive and effective emergency medical care of a child requires family involvement. Collaboration with families …

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Family Reunification Following Disasters: A Planning Tool for Health Care Facilities

Created by the AAP Disaster Preparedness Advisory Council Subcommittee on Reunification Planning in collaboration with the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Disaster Medicine. This planning tool focuses on providing guidance to hospitals that will help …

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Disaster Hospital Prehospital

Created by the AAP Disaster Preparedness Advisory Council Subcommittee on Reunification Planning in collaboration with …

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Working With Patient and Families as Advisors: Implementation Handbook (AHRQ)

From AHRQ, The goal of the Working With Patients and Families as Advisors strategy is to bring the perspectives of patients and families directly into the planning, delivery, and evaluation of care. The tools that …

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From AHRQ, The goal of the Working With Patients and Families as Advisors strategy is …

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