Prehospital Practitioners

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Getting Grants: It’s easier than you think

It’s common to experience a bit of envy when you hear that someone you know has been awarded a grant to help fund something cool in their system. What’s the difference between systems that receive …

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It’s common to experience a bit of envy when you hear that someone you know …

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PECC Roles/Job Descriptions

This section includes job descriptions, roles & responsibilities, and recruitment materials created by EMS for Children State Partnership Programs.

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This section includes job descriptions, roles & responsibilities, and recruitment materials created by EMS for …

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EMS Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator Role Description Guide (Louisiana)

This guide was created through collaboration of EMS agency leadership, medical directors, pediatric emergency physicians, established EMS PECCs, and members of the Louisiana EMS for Children Advisory Board.

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This guide was created through collaboration of EMS agency leadership, medical directors, pediatric emergency physicians, …

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EMS Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator Role Description Guide (Tennessee)

This guide was created through collaboration of Children’s Emergency Care Alliance, EMS agency leadership, medical directors, pediatric emergency physicians, established EMS PECCs, and members of the Committee on Pediatric Emergency Care Advisory Board.

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This guide was created through collaboration of Children’s Emergency Care Alliance, EMS agency leadership, medical …

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EIIC Prehospital Pediatric Seizure Learning Module (view module by creating an account with OPENPediatrics)

Self-paced learning module on prehospital management of pediatric status epilepticus. You will be redirected to the OPENPediatrics website. To view the module, you will need to create an OPENPediatrics account.

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Knowledge Management Prehospital

Self-paced learning module on prehospital management of pediatric status epilepticus. You will be redirected to …

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Intranasal Medication Administration

Clinical Practice Guideline from ENA: Intranasal Medication Administration. How effective is the intranasal medication administration route for emergency care patients? (please refer to pages 8-13)

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Clinical Practice Guideline from ENA: Intranasal Medication Administration. How effective is the intranasal medication administration …

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Push-Pull Rapid Fluid Administration

In this video our team provides an example of how to set up and administer fluids rapidly during a resuscitation (shared with permission from Children's Hospital Colorado).

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In this video our team provides an example of how to set up and administer …

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Airway Suctioning

Suctioning secretions from a pediatric airway is a lifesaving procedure. Let our team walk you through the process and show you some tips and tricks to make it a little easier on you and the …

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Suctioning secretions from a pediatric airway is a lifesaving procedure. Let our team walk you …

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Intranasal Medication Administration

This video will walk you through the process of administering medications using a mucosal atomizer device in the patients nares. (shared with permission from Children's Hospital Colorado)

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This video will walk you through the process of administering medications using a mucosal atomizer …

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Interosseous (IO) Device Insertion

Here are some simple tips and tricks for inserting an IO needle in pediatric patients. (shared with permission from Children's Hospital Colorado)

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Here are some simple tips and tricks for inserting an IO needle in pediatric patients. …

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Pediatric Epinephrine Dose Measurement and Administration

How to draw up and administer small doses of Epi Here is a simple trick for drawing up and administering very small doses of epinephrine to our littlest patients. (shared with permission from Children's Hospital …

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How to draw up and administer small doses of Epi Here is a simple trick …

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Bag Valve Mask

A brief overview of the foundational skill of providing bag valve mask positive pressure ventilation to pediatric patients. (shared with permission from Children's Hospital Colorado)

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A brief overview of the foundational skill of providing bag valve mask positive pressure ventilation …

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Using a Broselow Tape

This video provides and overview of how to use the Broselow Tape (a standardized, color coded, pediatric emergency measuring tape). This tape provides you with a rapid estimate of a child's weight based on their …

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This video provides and overview of how to use the Broselow Tape (a standardized, color …

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Using a Length-Based Tape

Let our team walk you through some tips and tricks for using a length based tape system on a pediatric patient. (shared with permission from Children's Hospital Colorado)

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Let our team walk you through some tips and tricks for using a length based …

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Pediatric Pain Assessment and Management

Module from Emergency Medicine Residents' Association's (EMRA) Pain Management Guide. Information geared toward emergency department providers, but information could be useful to prehospital practitioners as well.

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Module from Emergency Medicine Residents' Association's (EMRA) Pain Management Guide. Information geared toward emergency department …

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Handoffs: Transitions of Care for Children in the Emergency Department

Handoffs: Transitions of Care for Children in the Emergency Department (AAP Policy Statement) (please refer to pages 4-5: Managing Specific ToC Situations, Prehospital to ED)

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Handoffs: Transitions of Care for Children in the Emergency Department (AAP Policy Statement) (please refer …

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The pediatric assessment triangle: a novel approach for the rapid evaluation of children

Abstract: The Pediatric Assessment Triangle (PAT) has become the cornerstone for the Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals course, sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics. This concept for emergency assessment of children has been taught …

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Abstract: The Pediatric Assessment Triangle (PAT) has become the cornerstone for the Pediatric Education for …

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Emergency Care: Pregnancy, Infancy, and Children

From the University of Colorado. This course will cover some of the highest-stress patient populations: pregnant patients and kids. You will build on your knowledge of anatomy, patient assessment and scene safety to develop an …

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From the University of Colorado. This course will cover some of the highest-stress patient populations: …

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SimBox EMS

SimBox EMS. Run it from anywhere | No need to leave the station | Find everything with the click of a button Simulations Included: Seizure; Non-Accidental Trauma; Newborn Rescuscitation

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SimBox EMS. Run it from anywhere | No need to leave the station | Find …

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Pediatric Respiratory Distress

Partnership in Outstanding Pediatric Prehospital Care (POPPC) Lecture Series from Colorado EMSC.

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Partnership in Outstanding Pediatric Prehospital Care (POPPC) Lecture Series from Colorado EMSC.

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