Disaster Preparedness

The EIIC Disaster Domain seeks to support EMSC grantees and stakeholders to better prepare for disasters in a way that takes the specific needs of children into consideration. It offers a variety of resources and tools to facilitate disaster preparedness activities by healthcare providers, public health departments, schools, and family and caregivers.

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Are You Prepared for a Disaster?

Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, May 5-8, 2018, in Toronto, Canada, this slide set reviews pediatric disaster triage algorithms/training principles, compares and contrasts simulation modalities and identifies specific education gaps that simulation training could address.

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Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Toolkit

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School Disaster Planning

Training Scenarios

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Disaster Triage: An Interactive Game for EMS Providers

  • 60 seconds to Survival: The video game emphasizes patient triage and initial stabilization of casualties after a school shooting; a large house fire; and a tornado.

Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Toolkit

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The Natural Hazards Center is a federally funded program with partners from the public and private sector and academia. This Pediatric Disaster Preparedness toolkit provides numerous resources for supporting children during a disaster.