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2020 ED Checklist

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Assessment

Will the ED Receive Feedback on the Assessment?   What Is the Assessment Measuring?   How Is the Assessment Being Administered?   What Resources Are Available to Improve …

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Coalition Building Toolkit

Within the EMSC community, a coalition is a network of support that may extend beyond an EMSC Advisory Board or Committee to encompass both formal and informal relationships of engagement and collaboration. Coalitions can serve as the baseline foundation for improved pediatric emergency medical services, regardless of individual project aims. In this toolkit, you can find resources for healthcare providers and for families and caregivers regarding coalition building.

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Critical Crossroads: Pediatric Mental Health Care in the ED

Download HereThis document contains literature references and tools that can be used by hospitals to support the creation of care pathways to improve the identification …

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Cultural Competency Toolkit

In terms of EMSC, providing culturally and linguistically appropriate emergency medical care that is both respectful of and responsive to the cultural and linguistic needs of pediatric patients and their families offers the potential to improve healthcare access, quality, and, ultimately, outcomes. This toolkit provides resources for healthcare providers and for families and caregivers regarding cultural competency.

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Emergency Department Pediatric Performance Measures Toolkit

This toolkit features the work of Evaline Alessandrini, MD, and her EMSC Targeted Issues project "Defining Quality Performance Measures for Pediatric Emergency Care." Her project seeks to improve pediatric emergency care through the consensus identification of pediatric emergency care performance measures and associated elements of documentation.

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Example Practices

New Jersey EMSC   Vermont EMSC   Washington State EMSC   The New Jersey EMSC Program, in partnership with the Burlington County College, is conducting “Emergency Department Evaluations …

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Get Ready for the Next Assessment!

Need to find your previous results? ED personnel who wish to obtain a copy of their facility's assessment results should contact their local State Partnership …

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Guidelines

The following guidelines were created in partnership with the AAP Section on Emergency Medicine Committee on Quality Transformation Evidence Based Guidelines B C P S …

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Healthcare Providers

EMSC Program Materials   American Academy of Pediatrics   American College of Emergency Physicians   American College of Surgeons   National Association of EMS Physicians   National Highway Traffic Safety …

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Hospital Based Care

Data from the 2013/2014 Pediatric Readiness Survey helped identify four major opportunities to improve the delivery of pediatric care in emergency departments:quality improvement plans integrating …

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Interfacility Transfer Toolkit

To ensure the best possible health outcomes, critically ill and injured children should be treated at the facilities most prepared to address their needs. Often, …

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National Pediatric Readiness Project

The National Pediatric Readiness Project is a multi-phase quality improvement initiative to ensure that all U.S. emergency departments have the essential guidelines and resources in …

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National Pediatric Readiness Quality Collaborative (PRQC)

The Pediatric Readiness Quality Collaborative goal is to improve the capabilities and quality of care provided to pediatric patients across the nation. To learn more about the general overview, aim statement, and team structure of the collaborative, visit this page.

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Patient- and Family-Centered Care Toolkit

Patient- and family-centered care is an innovative approach to the planning, delivery, and evaluation of health care that is grounded in mutually beneficial partnerships among health care patients, families, and providers. This toolkit provides resources for healthcare providers and for families and caregivers specific to patient- and family-centered care.

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Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Toolkit

This toolkit features resources specific to pediatric disaster preparedness for healthcare professionals and for families and caregivers. Disaster preparedness is built on and dependent upon pediatric emergency systems of care that operate effectively day-to-da

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Pediatric Equipment Toolkit

It is imperative that prehospital emergency care providers, emergency department (ED) personnel, and office-based pediatricians/physicians have the appropriate equipment and supplies to provide care for the critically ill and injured children they may encounter in their practice. The following toolbox identifies the most recent guidelines, resources, position papers, and journal articles on pediatric equipment guidelines.

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Pediatric Pain Management Toolkit

This tool box provides key resources and information for the emergency care provider to better understand, assess, and relieve children’s pain in the prehospital and emergency department settings.

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Readiness Toolkit

The toolkit focuses on the main areas of ED readiness to care for children (the Pediatric Readiness Project's key assessment areas) and can be used by a variety of individuals, including emergency physicians and nurses, ED directors, quality or performance improvement directors, clinical nurse educators, hospital administrators, and state EMS directors.

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Telehealth Collaborative

This is the homepage for the EMS for Children Telehealth Collaborative hosted by the EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center.

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Prehospital

A Community Paramedicine Approach to Pediatric Asthma Care and Compassionate Options for Pediatric EMS

This webinar featured two EMSC Targeted Issues projects. The first project, Treat the Streets, examines how a pediatric community paramedicine program was able to address …

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Blazing Trails in Prehospital Care

Blazing Trails in Prehospital Care through Targeted Issues Grants: The Center for Rural Emergency Services and Trauma (CREST) Network for EMS Providers and Pediatric Evidence-Based …

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Coalition Building Toolkit

Within the EMSC community, a coalition is a network of support that may extend beyond an EMSC Advisory Board or Committee to encompass both formal and informal relationships of engagement and collaboration. Coalitions can serve as the baseline foundation for improved pediatric emergency medical services, regardless of individual project aims. In this toolkit, you can find resources for healthcare providers and for families and caregivers regarding coalition building.

Advocacy Clinicians & Prehospital EMSC Stakeholders Hospital Patients & Families Prehospital State Partnerships

Cultural Competency Toolkit

In terms of EMSC, providing culturally and linguistically appropriate emergency medical care that is both respectful of and responsive to the cultural and linguistic needs of pediatric patients and their families offers the potential to improve healthcare access, quality, and, ultimately, outcomes. This toolkit provides resources for healthcare providers and for families and caregivers regarding cultural competency.

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Emergency Care for Pediatric Seizures for the Prehospital Medical Provider

This is a five-part mini-series on pediatric seizures, made for YOU the paramedic.

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EMS Week

National EMS Week is generally celebrated during the third week of May, and Wednesday of that week is set aside for National EMS for Children …

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Equipment Recommendations

Equipment for Ground Ambulances The current Equipment for Ground Ambulances list represents a consensus by seven organizations, all of which appointed members to a joint …

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Evidence-Based Guidelines

The EIIC has worked in collaboration with the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Emergency Medicine …

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For Agency PECCs

This section provides resources for a PECC to use in support of their EMS agency. General Resources Expand EMSC Prehospital PECC Resource Binder (online version) …

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Guidelines for Providing Family-Centered Prehospital Care

These guidelines were developed as a result of a two-day consensus panel meeting hosted by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT). The panel …

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Medical Direction Toolkit

The purpose of this toolkit is to guide EMSC program managers, physician medical directors, and EMS administrators on the roles and responsibilities of the EMS medical director and the incorporation of pediatrics into EMS medical oversight.

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NPRP CoP Webinars

April 30, 2020 We have three major action items if individuals are interested in taking the lead please let us know: ACTION 1: SURVEY 1- …

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Patient- and Family-Centered Care Toolkit

Patient- and family-centered care is an innovative approach to the planning, delivery, and evaluation of health care that is grounded in mutually beneficial partnerships among health care patients, families, and providers. This toolkit provides resources for healthcare providers and for families and caregivers specific to patient- and family-centered care.

Advocacy Clinicians & Prehospital Families & Patients Hospital Prehospital Trauma

Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Toolkit

This toolkit features resources specific to pediatric disaster preparedness for healthcare professionals and for families and caregivers. Disaster preparedness is built on and dependent upon pediatric emergency systems of care that operate effectively day-to-da

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Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator Community of Practice (PECC CoP)

Prehospital Emergency Care Coordinator Learning Collaborative (PECCLC) has a purpose to form a cohort of EMSC Partnership Grant recipients to participate in a Learning Collaborative that will demonstrate effective, replicable strategies to increase the number of local EMS agencies with a PECC. Here you can find PECCLC's introductory packet and be connected to PECCLC resources and presentations.

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Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator Learning Collaborative (PECCLC)

Purpose: to form a cohort of EMSC State Partnership Grant recipients to participate in a learning collaborative to demonstrate effective, replicable strategies which will increase …

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Pediatric Equipment Toolkit

It is imperative that prehospital emergency care providers, emergency department (ED) personnel, and office-based pediatricians/physicians have the appropriate equipment and supplies to provide care for the critically ill and injured children they may encounter in their practice. The following toolbox identifies the most recent guidelines, resources, position papers, and journal articles on pediatric equipment guidelines.

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Pediatric Pain Management Toolkit

This tool box provides key resources and information for the emergency care provider to better understand, assess, and relieve children’s pain in the prehospital and emergency department settings.

Advocacy Clinicians & Prehospital Families & Patients Hospital Prehospital Trauma

Pediatric Readiness Community of Practice (NPRP CoP)

Update! We are excited to report that the group is now both a COP and a standing subcommittee of the AAP Section of Emergency Medicine. …

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Prehospital Based Care

The EIIC Prehospital Domain supports the efforts of the Prehospital Pediatric Readiness Project, EIIC-led quality collaboratives, and participates in national initiatives including prehospital evidence-based guidelines, injury prevention, equipment guidelines, and safe transportation of children.

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Prehospital Education Toolkit

This toolbox provides resources to assist EMSC program managers, prehospital emergency care professionals, and EMS educators and medical directors to identify educational needs, develop curricula, and establish policy and standards to ensure that prehospital professionals have the knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe, effective, family-centered emergency care for children.

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Prehospital Pediatric Readiness

About In 2019, the EIIC convened a Prehospital Pediatric Readiness (PPR) Steering Committee to help guide and plan next steps for pediatric readiness in the …

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Protocol Resource Toolkit

This toolkit is a one-of-a-kind resource for emergency medical services agencies and their medical directors, EMS professionals, and prehospital research personnel. Resources in the toolkit include links to local, regional, and national resources; recently developed evidence-based prehospital pediatric protocols; EB-summaries; model protocols; and a reference library.

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Resources

Here you can find resources picked to highlight the Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator Learning Collaborative. Resource topics: clinical practice guidelines; patient safety literature; education, simulations, and checklists; equipment, supplies and medications; family-centered care; injury prevention; and performance measures.

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Telehealth Collaborative

This is the homepage for the EMS for Children Telehealth Collaborative hosted by the EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center.

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Transportation Guidelines

Safe Transportation of Children in Ground Ambulances In March 2017, the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) announced the release of Safe Transport of …

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What is a PECC?

Definition & Purpose   Who can fill this role?   Responsibilities   Sample Job Descriptions   PECC Fast Facts   A Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator (PECC) is:An individual(s) who is …

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Quality Improvement

Emergency Department Pediatric Performance Measures Toolkit

This toolkit features the work of Evaline Alessandrini, MD, and her EMSC Targeted Issues project "Defining Quality Performance Measures for Pediatric Emergency Care." Her project seeks to improve pediatric emergency care through the consensus identification of pediatric emergency care performance measures and associated elements of documentation.

Clinicians & Prehospital EMSC Stakeholders Hospital Quality Improvement Research

National Pediatric Readiness Quality Collaborative (PRQC)

The Pediatric Readiness Quality Collaborative goal is to improve the capabilities and quality of care provided to pediatric patients across the nation. To learn more about the general overview, aim statement, and team structure of the collaborative, visit this page.

Clinicians & Prehospital Hospital Quality Improvement

Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Quality Collaborative (PDPQC)

This is the homepage for the Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Quality Collaborative (PDPQC) co-hosted by the EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center and the Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric Consortium for Disaster Response

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Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator Community of Practice (PECC CoP)

Prehospital Emergency Care Coordinator Learning Collaborative (PECCLC) has a purpose to form a cohort of EMSC Partnership Grant recipients to participate in a Learning Collaborative that will demonstrate effective, replicable strategies to increase the number of local EMS agencies with a PECC. Here you can find PECCLC's introductory packet and be connected to PECCLC resources and presentations.

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Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator Learning Collaborative (PECCLC)

Purpose: to form a cohort of EMSC State Partnership Grant recipients to participate in a learning collaborative to demonstrate effective, replicable strategies which will increase …

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Quality Improvement Science

We use improvement science as the basis for our collaborative efforts to improve outcomes for children in emergency situations. Here you will find many tools and resources to help with your understanding of quality improvement.

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Resources

Here you can find resources picked to highlight the Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator Learning Collaborative. Resource topics: clinical practice guidelines; patient safety literature; education, simulations, and checklists; equipment, supplies and medications; family-centered care; injury prevention; and performance measures.

Clinicians & Prehospital Prehospital Quality Improvement State Partnerships

Telehealth Collaborative

This is the homepage for the EMS for Children Telehealth Collaborative hosted by the EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center.

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What is a PECC?

Definition & Purpose   Who can fill this role?   Responsibilities   Sample Job Descriptions   PECC Fast Facts   A Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator (PECC) is:An individual(s) who is …

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Research

Emergency Department Pediatric Performance Measures Toolkit

This toolkit features the work of Evaline Alessandrini, MD, and her EMSC Targeted Issues project "Defining Quality Performance Measures for Pediatric Emergency Care." Her project seeks to improve pediatric emergency care through the consensus identification of pediatric emergency care performance measures and associated elements of documentation.

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EMS Research: A Path to Improving Pediatric Prehospital Care

This webinar featured two EMSC-funded Targeted Issues projects from the 2013 grant cycle. The first project, the Charlotte, Houston and Milwaukee Prehospital Research Node, assessed …

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Protocol Resource Toolkit

This toolkit is a one-of-a-kind resource for emergency medical services agencies and their medical directors, EMS professionals, and prehospital research personnel. Resources in the toolkit include links to local, regional, and national resources; recently developed evidence-based prehospital pediatric protocols; EB-summaries; model protocols; and a reference library.

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Trauma

2020 ED Checklist

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Clinicians & Prehospital Disaster EMSC Stakeholders Hospital State Partnerships Trauma

Assessment

Will the ED Receive Feedback on the Assessment?   What Is the Assessment Measuring?   How Is the Assessment Being Administered?   What Resources Are Available to Improve …

Clinicians & Prehospital Disaster EMSC Stakeholders Hospital State Partnerships Trauma

Get Ready for the Next Assessment!

Need to find your previous results? ED personnel who wish to obtain a copy of their facility's assessment results should contact their local State Partnership …

Clinicians & Prehospital Disaster EMSC Stakeholders Hospital State Partnerships Trauma

National Pediatric Readiness Project

The National Pediatric Readiness Project is a multi-phase quality improvement initiative to ensure that all U.S. emergency departments have the essential guidelines and resources in …

Advocates & Policymakers Clinicians & Prehospital Disaster EMSC Stakeholders Hospital Patients & Families Researchers State Partnerships Trauma

Patient- and Family-Centered Care Toolkit

Patient- and family-centered care is an innovative approach to the planning, delivery, and evaluation of health care that is grounded in mutually beneficial partnerships among health care patients, families, and providers. This toolkit provides resources for healthcare providers and for families and caregivers specific to patient- and family-centered care.

Advocacy Clinicians & Prehospital Families & Patients Hospital Prehospital Trauma

Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Toolkit

This toolkit features resources specific to pediatric disaster preparedness for healthcare professionals and for families and caregivers. Disaster preparedness is built on and dependent upon pediatric emergency systems of care that operate effectively day-to-da

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Pediatric Equipment Toolkit

It is imperative that prehospital emergency care providers, emergency department (ED) personnel, and office-based pediatricians/physicians have the appropriate equipment and supplies to provide care for the critically ill and injured children they may encounter in their practice. The following toolbox identifies the most recent guidelines, resources, position papers, and journal articles on pediatric equipment guidelines.

Clinicians & Prehospital EMSC Stakeholders Hospital Patients & Families Prehospital Trauma

Pediatric Pain Management Toolkit

This tool box provides key resources and information for the emergency care provider to better understand, assess, and relieve children’s pain in the prehospital and emergency department settings.

Advocacy Clinicians & Prehospital Families & Patients Hospital Prehospital Trauma

Readiness Toolkit

The toolkit focuses on the main areas of ED readiness to care for children (the Pediatric Readiness Project's key assessment areas) and can be used by a variety of individuals, including emergency physicians and nurses, ED directors, quality or performance improvement directors, clinical nurse educators, hospital administrators, and state EMS directors.

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Resources

Stop the Bleed This 2017 EIIC webinar, transcript and slides provide information on a national Presidential Initiative spearheaded by the American College of Surgeons Committee …

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Telehealth Collaborative

This is the homepage for the EMS for Children Telehealth Collaborative hosted by the EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center.

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Trauma

The EIIC trauma domain seeks to support EMSC grantees and stakeholders in providing resources to optimize pediatric trauma care. This is accomplished by identifying and disseminating best practice evidence based pediatric trauma care guidelines while encouraging the development of needed essential guidelines for the care of all injured children.

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Other Categories

ASPR Pediatric Disaster Care Centers of Excellence

In September 2019, the U.S. HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response (ASPR) awarded two cooperative agreements totaling $6 million to pilot …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Resources & Tools Coronavirus (COVID-19) View CDC Resources Welcome to our COVID-19 response page. We have compiled the most relevant resources for hospital-based, prehospital, and …

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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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Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric Consortium for Disaster Response (EGLPCDR)

The mission of the Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric Consortium for Disaster Response is to build on existing foundations in pediatric clinical care and emergency response …

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Education & Resources

We are committed to providing EMSC grantees with training and consultation specific to managing their grant, achieving the EMSC performance measures, and identifying resources and partners to help implement grant activities, learn more by visiting this page.

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Pediatric Disaster Triage: Doing the Most Good for the Most Patients in the Least Time

This disaster triage course will discuss how to recognize a disaster, the rationale for pediatric disaster triage, and common triage strategies. Application of the information …

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Publications

JumpSTART Pediatric MCI Triage ToolWhen resources are limited in multi-casualty incidents, it is important for rescuers to triage children as effectively as they triage adults. …

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Pulse Newsletter

EMSC Pulse Read October's Newsletter Issue #54 | Oct. 15, 2020 About the Pulse The EMSC Pulse Newsletter is a digest of program news and …

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Resources & Training Scenarios

Resources ASPR TRACIE: Pediatric Topic Collection Brought to you by HHS ASPR, the Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE) was created to meet …

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Resources for Hurricane Season

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 …

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