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PAMI®: Communication Cards

The Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI®) Communication Cards are designed as a tool for EMS, emergency triage and other healthcare providers to communicate with patients and their family members in what can be a …

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The Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI®) Communication Cards are designed as a tool for …

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PAMI®: Virtual Reality Viewer Brochure

Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI®) developed brochure on use of cardboard VR with a listing of suggested free applications to accompany use with smartphones.

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Clinicians Nurses Patients & Families Prehospital Practitioners

Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI®) developed brochure on use of cardboard VR with a …

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PAMI®: Virtual Reality for Pain Management

Learn about the Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI®) Virtual Reality Viewer tool that is recommended for non-pharmacologic and distraction toolkits to assist pediatric patients in pain. Virtual reality has proven to be an effective …

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Learn about the Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI®) Virtual Reality Viewer tool that is …

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PAMI®: Virtual Reality for Pain Management How-To Video

Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI) has created this video guide to simplify use of our virtual reality viewer to help ease pain and anxiety for pediatric and adult patients. Virtual reality has proven to …

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Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI) has created this video guide to simplify use of …

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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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Patient- and Family-Centered Care Toolkit

Patient- and family-centered care is an innovative approach to the planning, delivery, and evaluation of health care that is grounded in mutually beneficial partnerships among health care patients, families, and providers. Patient- and family-centered care …

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Advocacy Hospital Prehospital Trauma

Patient- and family-centered care is an innovative approach to the planning, delivery, and evaluation of …

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Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Partnerships for Quality and Safety (IPFCC & AHA)

This video and discussion guide were developed by the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC) in partnership with the American Hospital Association (AHA). While the information is hospital-centric, the concepts could be applied to …

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This video and discussion guide were developed by the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care …

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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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Pediatric Disaster Digital Toolkits

A list of eight top pediatric disaster mobile applications to assist in just-in-time training, decision support, clinical operations and community preparedness. The list includes QR codes for IOS, Android and web-based resources suitable for multi-discipline …

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A list of eight top pediatric disaster mobile applications to assist in just-in-time training, decision …

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Pediatric Disaster Education Gap Analysis Recommendations from a National Health Provider Survey

This infographic summarizes the key findings of a national multi-discipline health provider survey conducted in June 2020. Survey respondents were asked to assign expected level of pediatric disaster training for emergency/hospital providers, primary care providers, …

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This infographic summarizes the key findings of a national multi-discipline health provider survey conducted in …

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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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Pediatric Equipment Toolkit

Without the necessary pediatric medical equipment and supplies, healthcare professionals are limited in the quality of care they can provide to our nation’s children. It is thus imperative that prehospital emergency care providers, emergency department …

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Hospital Prehospital Trauma

Without the necessary pediatric medical equipment and supplies, healthcare professionals are limited in the quality …

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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 Suicidal Ideation, Behavior, and Self-Harm Screening Tools

Collection of evidence-based suicidal ideation, behavior, and self-harm screening tools from HRSA' Critical Crossroads' Toolkit

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Collection of evidence-based suicidal ideation, behavior, and self-harm screening tools from HRSA' Critical Crossroads' Toolkit

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Pillowcase Project

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Post-Disaster Reunification of Children: A Nationwide Approach

Post-Disaster Reunification of Children: A Nationwide Approach illustrates the significance of whole community collaboration and inclusive emergency planning by providing a comprehensive overview of the coordination processes necessary to reunify children separated from their parents …

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Post-Disaster Reunification of Children: A Nationwide Approach illustrates the significance of whole community collaboration and …

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Post-Disaster Reunification of Children: A Nationwide Approach

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Prep Rally Resources

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PrepTalks: L. Vance Taylor "We Succeed or Fail Together"

A discussion about access and inclusion from Vance Taylor, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services specific to accommodating and integrating the needs of those with access and functional needs.

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A discussion about access and inclusion from Vance Taylor, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services …

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