EMSC Pulse

A digest of EMSC Program News and Activities

Issue #62 | July 30, 2021

Only one month left in the NPRP assessment period!
10 reasons to join the upcoming PECC Collaborative
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The Prehospital Pediatric Readiness Toolkit and Checklist are now live!
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​​Two friends of EMSC making an impact–nationally
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Family Advisory Network feature: Understanding the FAN role
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Upcoming events and deadlines

-“Better Virtual Meetings: How to Lead High-Quality Meetings” NEDARC 2021 Virtual Workshop – Aug. 12 & 13 (This event is for State Partnership managers; contact your NEDARC TA to register.)

-Deadline to register for the PECC Workforce Development Collaborative – Aug. 15

-PECC Community of Practice quarterly meeting – Aug. 17 (Contact PECCCoP@emscimprovement.center to register.)

-Deadline to complete the NPRP assessment – Aug. 31

-EMSC All-Grantee Meeting – Aug. 31 - Sept. 2 (Reminder to EMSC grantees: register by Aug. 19.)

-ENA Annual Conference – Sept. 22-25

-AAP Annual Meeting – Oct. 8-12

-ACEP21 – Oct. 25-28

-ACS Clinical Congress – Oct. 24-28

-NASEMSO Annual Meeting – Nov. 14-18

Latest resources

-PECC Workforce Development Collaborative informational webinar & promotional toolkit

-EMSC All-Grantee Meeting agenda

-New England EMSC Foundations of Pediatric Preparedness virtual forum

-OPENPediatrics "Pediatric Endotracheal Intubation" video 

-Reminder: Pediatric Education & Advocacy Kit (PEAK) on status epilepticus (prehospital learning module now on OPENPediatrics)

-Pediatric Acute Care Education Sessions (PACES) just-in-time video: Intranasal Medications

Staff Announcements

-EIIC is pleased to welcome Michelle Murphy, MBA, EMT-P, as the new Project Coordinator for the Prehospital and Hospital domains. Michelle brings to the EIIC a unique blend of prehospital experience and health care management training.

-EIIC is also pleased to welcome Brad Sobolewski, MD, MEd, as Podcast Director within the Knowledge Management Domain. Dr. Sobolewski is an Associate Professor and Assistant Director of the Pediatric Residency Training Program for the Division of Emergency Medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is particularly well-known as the host of the podcast, “PEM Currents: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Podcast” and author of PEMBlog.com.

-Wisconsin EMSC would like to welcome Brittany Farrell to the team as a full-time Project Manager. Brittany previously split her time between the EMSC and Asthma initiatives at Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin. Brittany will fully transition onto the EMSC initiative to work with statewide partners to improve pediatric readiness in rural and community hospitals so that all children have the best possible outcomes, regardless of their geographic location. 

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