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EGLPCDR now “Region V for Kids”

The Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric Consortium for Disaster Response (EGLPCDR), one of the Assistant Secretary …


FAN Feature

Are you looking for a Family Advisory Network (FAN) representative to help you center the …


ED pediatric readiness key to children’s survival one year out from injury

A new study has found that injured children have a 30 percent lower mortality risk …


Advisory committee on children and disasters hosts inaugural public meeting

The National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters (NACCD), which was established to provide expert …


Heartland EMSC Coalition human trafficking three-part symposium draws 900+ nightly

More than 24.9 million people — adults and children — are subjected to human trafficking …


State successes: Georgia EMSC progresses toward pediatric facility recognition

Data from the pediatric readiness survey indicates that EDs in Georgia are well-prepared to care …


EMSC Town Hall highlights SAMHSA rural health efforts

Humberto Carvalho, MPH, Project Officer, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department …


Family Advisory Network feature: Sandra Nasca

Name: Sandra NascaState: FloridaHow long have you been a FAN member: 24 yearsWhat recent FAN …


Updated checklist for pediatric disaster preparedness to be released

In the spring of 2021, the EMSC Innovation & Improvement Center (EIIC) Disaster Domain convened …


PECARN study sheds new light on treatment for children with diabetic ketoacidosis

A recent Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) study, published last fall in Pediatrics, …