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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 Prehospital

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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Patients & Families Prehospital Practitioners
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Disaster Prehospital

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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Disaster Prehospital Research

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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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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Advocacy Prehospital

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

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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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