EMS Week 2021 Webinars

Two webinars focusing on pediatric readiness are scheduled for EMS Week. More details are provided below, to include registration information.

  1. Pediatric Readiness: Every Child, Every Day - Wednesday, May 19th @2p eastern (EMSC Day)
  2. This is EMS: Taking Care of Our Children - Thursday, May 20th @2pm eastern (Save-a-Life Day)

Pediatric Readiness: Every Child, Every Day

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In honor of Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Day, “Pediatric Readiness: Every Child, Every Day,” a free webinar about pediatric readiness across the care continuum, will take place on Wednesday, May 19, at 2 pm ET. The webinar will provide an overview of the Peds Ready program as well as provide information on the National Pediatric Readiness Project (NPRP) assessment, which is open now. The event is a collaboration of EMSC, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, the Emergency Nurses Association, and the National Association of State EMS Officials. Featured speakers include leadership from collaborating organizations as well as Michael Warren, MD, MPH, FAAP, Associate Administrator, Maternal and Child Health, Health Resources and Services Administration. Register here. (Note: registration is free but required through ACEP’s site.)

This is EMS: Taking Care of Our Children

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In honor of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, “This is EMS: Taking Care of Our Children,” a free webinar about prehospital pediatric readiness, will take place on Thursday, May 20, at 2 pm ET. The webinar will provide an overview of both the Pediatric Readiness in Emergency Medical Services Systems Policy Statement and Technical Report; review the new Toolkit and Checklist; and provide testimonials focusing on why it’s important for EMS agencies to be pediatric prepared. The event is a collaboration of the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). Register here. (Note: registration is free but required through ACEP’s site.)