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Disaster Preparedness

The EIIC Disaster Domain seeks to support EMSC grantees and stakeholders to better prepare for disasters in a way that takes the specific needs of children into consideration. We offer a variety of resources and …

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Disaster Prehospital

The EIIC Disaster Domain seeks to support EMSC grantees and stakeholders to better prepare for …

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Pediatric Readiness

Children have unique physiological, emotional, and developmental characteristics that require specialized emergency care. Pediatric Readiness is ensuring that every EMS agency and emergency department has the pediatric-specific champions, competencies, policies, equipment, and other resources needed …

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Disaster Hospital Prehospital State Partnerships Trauma

Children have unique physiological, emotional, and developmental characteristics that require specialized emergency care. Pediatric Readiness …

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Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Toolkit

FEATURED RESOURCEChecklist of Essential Pediatric Domains and Considerations for Every Hospital’s Disaster Preparedness PoliciesThis checklist is an update to the original 2014 checklist and seeks to expand its utility. It is intended as a tool …

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FEATURED RESOURCEChecklist of Essential Pediatric Domains and Considerations for Every Hospital’s Disaster Preparedness PoliciesThis checklist …

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Guidelines and General Resources

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Compassionate Options for Pediatric EMS (COPE)

Resources developed to assist EMS providers with an approach to better understand how to provide “next steps" including self-care when a child dies due to severe trauma or illness in the prehospital environment.

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Resources developed to assist EMS providers with an approach to better understand how to provide …

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Bereavement Support Resources for Families and Professionals

Presented February 20, 2019 Fatality Review personnel, caregivers, and workers dealing with bereaved families often express their need to know more about how to communicate with and provide services for families following an infant or …

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Presented February 20, 2019 Fatality Review personnel, caregivers, and workers dealing with bereaved families often …

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EMS Week & EMSC Day

In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation's communities. This week brings together local communities and medical personnel to honor the dedication …

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In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important …

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QI Science

The EIIC is focused on improving outcomes for children in emergency situations by using improvement science as the basis for our efforts to address known gaps in the US healthcare system. Our aim is to …

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Prehospital Quality Improvement

The EIIC is focused on improving outcomes for children in emergency situations by using improvement …

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Communication Tools

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Disaster Preparedness

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Bereavement Support for Families and Professionals

Presented February 20, 2019 Fatality Review personnel, caregivers, and workers dealing with bereaved families often express their need to know more about how to communicate with and provide services for families following an infant or …

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Presented February 20, 2019 Fatality Review personnel, caregivers, and workers dealing with bereaved families often …

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

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

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

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Family-Centered Care Self-Assessment Tool (Family Voices)

From Family Voices

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From Family Voices

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Getting Started, Staying Involved: An EMSC Toolkit for Family Representatives

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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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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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PowerPoint presentation (PDF) from NAEMSP 2018 Annual Meeting. Presented by Dr. Saranya Srinivasan. Objectives: After …

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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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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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