For Agency PECCs

Clinicians Prehospital

This section provides resources for a PECC to use in support of their EMS agency.

EMSC Prehospital PECC Resource Binder (online version) Rhode Island

PEDReady PEARL (newsletter) Florida

Press Release Wisconsin
This is a Word template that can be tailored to fit your agency's needs and announce the PECC activities at an EMS agency.

General Education

Compassionate Options for Pediatric EMS (Kentucky)

EMS Education Toolkit for Pediatrics (NASEMSO)

Identifying Child Abuse Online Module (University of Colorado & Colorado EMSC)

Online Training (various topics from Colorado EMSC & University of Colorado)

Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma Training (Kentucky)

Pediatric Education Toolkit (EIIC)

Education Standards




APLS Simulation Scenarios


Pediatric Mock Code Toolkit (Illinois EMSC)

Simulation for PECCs (Presentation from Austin In-Person meeting)

  • To understand the role of simulation in prehospital training and assessment
  • To report the components of effective simulation based training
  • To discuss existing simulation based training interventions for PECCs

Simulation-Based Pediatric Resuscitation Curriculum for Prehospital Providers (MedEd Portal)

Pediatric Simulation Literature

Skills Checklist

Skills Competencies (Gaston County EMS, NC)

Equipment for Ground Ambulances (AAP, ACEP, ACS COT, EMSC, ENA, NAEMSP, & NASEMSO Joint Policy Statement)

Pediatric Equipment Toolkit (EIIC)

Pediatric Transport Products for Ground Ambulances, V2.2 (NASEMSO, Oct 2020)
This document is a resource for EMS providers to determine existing options for securing infants and children who are transported by ambulance; Inclusion of a product does not imply that it has been deemed “safe” or is endorsed by NASEMSO.

EMSC Patient- and Family-Centered Care Online Course (University of New Mexico)

Family-Centered Prehospital Care: Partnering with Families to Improve Care (NAEMT)

Patient- and Family-Centered Care Toolbox (EIIC)

Pediatric Care Coordination Curriculum: An Interprofessional Resource to Effectively Engage Patients and Families in Achieving Optimal Child Health Outcomes, 2nd Edition (National Resource Center for Patient/Family-Centered Medical Home and the National Center for Care Coordination Technical Assistance)
Designed to build capacity among diverse stakeholders, the curriculum also provides tools to measure care coordination activities and support continuous quality improvement efforts, and can be used for all populations of children, including those with special health care needs.

Literature on Family-Centered Care

Child Ready Home Safety Tool (New Mexico EMSC)
Available on the web or as an app. This visual and interactive tool will educate parent and caregivers to identify common hazards at home and provide safety tips and information to prevent childhood injuries at home.

Evidence-based and Evidence-informed Strategies for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention (CSN)

Safe Transport of Children in Ground Ambulances

National Resources

NASEMSO Safe Transport of Children Committee

Pediatric Transport Products for Ground Ambulances, V2.1 (NASEMSO)

Recommendations for the Safe Transport of Children in Emergency Ground Ambulances (NHTSA Presentation, 2010)

Safe Transportation fo Children in Ground Ambulances (NHTSA)

Safe Transport of Children by EMS: Interim Guidance (NASEMSO)

Working Group Best-Practice Recommendations for the Safe Transport of Children in Emergency Ground Ambulances (NHTSA, 2012)

State-Created Resources

EMS Transport of Children (Montana EMSC/PPT Presentation)

Here to Help: Proper Child Restraints in Emergency Vehicles (North Carolina OEMS/Training Video)

Keeping Kids Safe in Ambulances (PA EMSC Infographic)

Pediatric Ambulance Safety Restraints (NH Fire & EMS Academy) users must sign up for a free account with the NH Fire & EMS Academy

Pre-Hospital Transport of the Critically Ill Pediatric Patient (Oklahoma EMSC/PowerPoint Presentation)

Safe Pediatric Transport in Ambulances (WI EMSC Fact Sheet | Interim Guidance)

Safe Transport of Children in Ambulances - Reference Card (Maryland EMSC)

The Safe Transport of Children in Ambulances (Video Presentation/Colorado EMSC) starts at minute 44:18

Wyoming Responders Safe Transport Initiative (WYRESTRAIN) Strategic Plan

Safe Transport Protocols/Guidelines

New Hampshire: Pediatric Transportation

Maine: Pediatric Transport Protocol

Michigan (Section 4-8): Safe Transportation of Children in Ambulances

Pennsylvania:Pediatric Transport Guidelines

South Dakota: Pediatric Transport Guidelines

Wyoming: Protocol | Guidelines

Pocket Cards/Dosing Tools

Literature on Safety

National EMS Quality Alliance (NEMSQA) EMS Compass Measures
Includes three pediatric-specific measures.