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Count Down to the National Pediatric Readiness Project


The National Pediatric Readiness Project is a multi-phase quality improvement initiative to ensure that all U.S. emergency departments have the essential guidelines and resources in place to provide effective emergency care to children.

Check out this Pediatric Readiness video series created by Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD, FACEP, FAAP and Noah Wiley discussing the national effort to improve preparedness of emergency departments in order to care more effectively for children. The video series discusses the pediatric readiness implementation toolkit that can help your hospital improve patient outcomes, increase satisfaction of patient and families, create a more positive work environment for staff, help achieve hospital accreditation goals, and decrease liability.

Date Uploaded: February 25th, 2019

NPRP White Paper: Ensuring Pediatric Readiness for All Emergency Departments

HHS Emergency Medical Services for Children Program and the National Pediatric Readiness Project

Over its 33 years of existence, the EMSC Program has focused on supporting and ensuring Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems, hospital EDs, and the entire continuum of medical care incorporate the needs of children. This report describes the progress and impact of one of the EMSC Program’s efforts: The National Pediatric Readiness Project (NPRP).

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