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EIIC: Agitation In Neurodivergent Patients with Drs. Alice Kuo and Ilene Claudius

Dr. Ilene Claudius discusses agitation in the neurodivergent patient with Dr. Alice Kuo, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and of …

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Dr. Ilene Claudius discusses agitation in the neurodivergent patient with Dr. Alice Kuo, Associate Professor …

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NAMI Ask the Expert: The AAP and AFSP Blueprint for Youth Suicide Prevention Webinar

Suicide and suicidal behavior among youth and young adults is a major public health crisis. Clinicians, adults working with youth in school and community settings, families and peers can play a critical role in identifying …

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Suicide and suicidal behavior among youth and young adults is a major public health crisis. …

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PEAK: Pain Podcast Series

The PEAK: Pain podcast series focuses on different aspects of assessing, managing, and supporting the pediatric patient in pain. This series was coproduced by the Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation and Improvement Center (EIIC) …

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The PEAK: Pain podcast series focuses on different aspects of assessing, managing, and supporting the …

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

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PediaCast CME Podcast: Pain Management from the Family Perspective

Dr. Mike Patrick, Dr DJ Scherzer, and child life specialist, Courtney Hall discuss pediatric pain from the family perspective. Acute pain not only impacts children; it also affects the entire family. Learn why and how …

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Dr. Mike Patrick, Dr DJ Scherzer, and child life specialist, Courtney Hall discuss pediatric pain …

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New England EMSC: New England Regional Behavioral Health Toolkit

Collection of resources created by New England EMSC to help assist with the care of pediatric patients who present to the emergency department with a behavioral health complaint and are awaiting placement or further evaluation.

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Collection of resources created by New England EMSC to help assist with the care of …

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EIIC: De-escalation Tips for Pediatric Agitation Infographic

This resource includes various strategies that can be utilized to de-escalate an agitated pediatric patient.

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This resource includes various strategies that can be utilized to de-escalate an agitated pediatric patient.

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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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Advocacy Disaster Hospital Prehospital Trauma

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

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PACES Just-in-Time: No More Ouchies

Dr. Julia Magana from the Pediatric Acute Care Education Sessions (PACES) program at UC Davis Health shares shares four tips to reduce the pain of IV placement and other painful procedures

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Dr. Julia Magana from the Pediatric Acute Care Education Sessions (PACES) program at UC Davis …

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PACES Just-in-Time: Position of Comfort

Dr. Julia Magana from the Pediatric Acute Care Education Sessions (PACES) program at UC Davis Health shares tips on how to help a child stay still and how to hold a child during a painful …

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Dr. Julia Magana from the Pediatric Acute Care Education Sessions (PACES) program at UC Davis …

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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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EM Pulse Podcast: Please Don't Hurt Me!

Kids, pain, and the emergency department can be a set up for disaster. In this podcast, three pediatric specialists get into why that is and how we can all be better at treating kids in …

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Kids, pain, and the emergency department can be a set up for disaster. In this …

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EMGuidewire: Pediatric Pain Management

Join the EMGuidewire team and Drs. Allen and Fox from Carolinas Medical Center as they discuss tips for mitigating anxiety and pain in the pediatric patient.

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Join the EMGuidewire team and Drs. Allen and Fox from Carolinas Medical Center as they …

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SKIP: Psychological Therapies & Headache Pain

Pain fact infographic from Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) on the benefits of psychological therapies in children and adolescents with headache pain.

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Pain fact infographic from Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) on the benefits of psychological …

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CHEO: Reduce Your Infant's Pain During Newborn Blood Tests

Video from Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) demonstrating how to comfort and help reduce newborn pain during blood work or other needle procedures.

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Video from Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) demonstrating how to comfort and help reduce …

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Alberta Health Service: Comfort Care Plan

Resource developed by Child Life Services at Alberta Children's Hospital/Alberta Heath Services to communicate how to make your experience more comfortable before, during and after a healthcare visit.

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Resource developed by Child Life Services at Alberta Children's Hospital/Alberta Heath Services to communicate how …

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SKIP: Mom Hack: What You Can Do When Kids Are Afraid of Needles

Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) asked moms for some simple and easy things they've tried that helped their kids with needle fear.

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Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) asked moms for some simple and easy things they've …

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