Updated Interfacility Transfer Guide released

  • Published July 1, 2024

Did you know that 85% of neonatal and pediatric patients present to general EDs rather than specialized pediatric EDs? It’s essential to ensure every ED has the ability to quickly and safely transfer pediatric patients when necessary.

The EMSC Program, alongside the Emergency Nurses Association and Society of Trauma Nurses, has released an updated Pediatric Interfacility Transfer Guide to help ED clinicians plan, prepare, and execute transfers for young patients. The guide includes step-by-step instructions for drafting agreements, examples, regulatory resources, case studies and more! View it here.