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Taking steps to save children’s lives in emergency departments costs little for hospitals, study finds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Emily Lemiskacommunications@emscimprovement.center(AUSTIN, Texas) A new study has found that following national guidelines …


Thank you, EMS clinicians!

On EMS for Children (EMSC) Day, May 22, as part of National EMS Week, EMSC …


PECARN neck injury prediction rule could decrease imaging exposure

Cervical spine injuries in children are relatively rare but can have serious consequences, like paralysis. …


Goodman receives Pediatric Readiness Improvement Award

Every year, the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) honors one nurse with the Pediatric Readiness Improvement …


EMSC Reauthorization Act of 2024 passes in the House

HR 6960, the Emergency Medical Services for Children Reauthorization Act of 2024, was passed May …


Celebrate Emergency Medical Services for Children Day

Join the EMSC Program in honoring EMS clinicians on Wednesday, May 22nd FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: …


EMSC Day is May 22

EMS for Children or EMSC Day, part of National EMS Week, will take place on …


PECARN research makes headlines

  • April 30, 2024

Two studies out of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) have been making …


Making Sure Emergency Medical Services Are Ready for Children: The Prehospital Pediatric Readiness Project Enables True Pediatric Readiness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 16, 2024Contact: Emily Lemiska860-748-1349communications@emscimprovement.centerThe majority of emergency medical services (EMS) and …


PECCs in EMS Agencies: Measuring the Influence, Magnifying the Impact

EMSC is currently investing in five projects, known as Targeted Issues (TI) grants, which will …