North Carolina — Targeted Issue
EMS and Pediatric Trauma: A North Carolina Population-based Performance Improvement Intervention and Evaluation Using Multiple-linked Healthcare Databases
Sept. 1, 2010 - Aug. 31, 2013

Details

Institution
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Principal Investigator(s)
Award Amount
$900000.00

Regions

HRSA Region

4

EMSC Region

Atlantic

HPP Region

4

NASEMSO Region

South

Contacts

Name Roles Agency Mailing Address Office Phone Email
Jane Brice, MD
  • Principal Investigator
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Products

Title Published Description Format Availability
Enhancing Pediatric Emergency Care through Trauma Performance Improvement 2013 Webcast/webinar Not Available
Using Quality Improvement to Maximize Pediatric Emergency Care in Your State 2014 Webcast/webinar Available Online
https://emscnrc.adobeconnect.com/p86lyb2nx5e/
Pediatric Trauma Course for EMS Providers 2013 This course is designed to offer Emergency Medical Services providers an overview of pediatric trauma, the leading cause of injury and death in American children. EMS providers will have the opportunity to learn about the scope of pediatric trauma, revisit the keys of their pediatric patient assessment, review the benefits of specialized trauma center resources, and examine how trauma pre-planning tools can assist them in making the best transport decisions for their patients. Online learning Available Online
http://www.childrensnational.org/EMSC/EducationTraining/web-based-training.aspx
Injured Children: Right Decision, Right Decision 2012 Webcast/webinar Not Available
Pediatric Trauma Course for 911 Telecommunicator 2013 This course is designed to illustrate how 911 telecommunicators play a critical role in the prehospital management of injured children. 911 telecommunicators will have the opportunity to learn about the scope of pediatric trauma, how they can quickly deploy EMS resources, ways they can assist EMS's response by collecting valuable information, and how they can work with dispatched services to minimize response and scene times en route to definitive care. Online learning Available Online
http://www.childrensnational.org/EMSC/EducationTraining/web-based-training.aspx

Disseminations

Title Published Author Abstract Publication PMID
Improving Pediatric Trauma Decision-Making through Web-based Education 2015 National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) 0
EMS Care of Pediatric Trauma Patients: Disparities in the Field 2015 National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) 0