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National Preparedness Month: Ensuring children are part of the equation

In disasters and emergencies, preparation at every level – from a family creating an emergency plan to hospital staff practicing disaster-response drills – adds up to better outcomes when crisis strikes. But children’s needs aren’t …

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In disasters and emergencies, preparation at every level – from a family creating an emergency …

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EMS for Children Legislation

Preventative Health Amendments of 1984 provided the initial congressional authorization for the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Program, which was charged with supporting demonstration projects for the expansion and improvement of emergency medical services …

Preventative Health Amendments of 1984 provided the initial congressional authorization for the Emergency Medical Services …


The Father of EMSC - Dr. Calvin Sia

Dive into the work of the late Dr. Calvin Sia and his significant influence on the EMSC Program.

Dive into the work of the late Dr. Calvin Sia and his significant influence on …


1993 EMSC IOM Report

Published by the Institute of Medicine (now the National Academies of Medicine), this was the first comprehensive report on children's emergency medical care. This report details the nature, extent, and outcomes of pediatric illness and …

Published by the Institute of Medicine (now the National Academies of Medicine), this was the …


EMSC: A Historical Perspective

A historical timeline of the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program (through 2019).

A historical timeline of the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program (through 2019).


Future of Emergency Care Series

In 2006, the Institute of Medicine (now the National Academies of Medicine), released the Future of Emergency Care, a series of reports that included "Emergency Medical Services at the Crossroads," "Hospital-Based Emergency Care: At the …

In 2006, the Institute of Medicine (now the National Academies of Medicine), released the Future …


Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN)

Part of the Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau's EMSC Program, the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) is the first federally funded emergency medicine research network in the United …

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Part of the Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau's EMSC Program, …

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Communication Cards

These communication cards, originally created by the Minnesota EMSC Program, have been adapted by a few states. Each version is available here.

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These communication cards, originally created by the Minnesota EMSC Program, have been adapted by a …

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Alberta Health Service: Comfort Care Plan

Resource developed by Child Life Services at Alberta Children's Hospital/Alberta Heath Services to communicate how to make your experience more comfortable before, during and after a healthcare visit.

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Resource developed by Child Life Services at Alberta Children's Hospital/Alberta Heath Services to communicate how …

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SKIP: Opioids Can Be Safe When Used Properly

Information from Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) on use and safety of opioids when prescribed to children and teens for the management of pain.

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Information from Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) on use and safety of opioids when …

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PAMI®: Communication Cards

The Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI®) Communication Cards are designed as a tool for EMS, emergency triage and other healthcare providers to communicate with patients and their family members in what can be a …

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The Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI®) Communication Cards are designed as a tool for …

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TREKK: How to Help When Your Child Needs to Get a Needle Poke

Interactive document from TREKK provides age-specific tips for caregivers and families who have a child that may require a needle poke.

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Interactive document from TREKK provides age-specific tips for caregivers and families who have a child …

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PAMI®: Virtual Reality Viewer Brochure

Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI®) developed brochure on use of cardboard VR with a listing of suggested free applications to accompany use with smartphones.

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Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI®) developed brochure on use of cardboard VR with a …

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Education & Resources

The EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center develops education and resources aimed at improving care for acutely ill and injured children. Pediatric Education and Advocacy Kits (PEAKs) are collections of best practice educational resources designed to …

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The EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center develops education and resources aimed at improving care for …

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NIMH Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) Suicide Risk Screening Tool

A rapid, psychometrically sound 4-item screening tool for all pediatric and adult patients presenting to the emergency department, inpatient units, & primary care facilities.

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A rapid, psychometrically sound 4-item screening tool for all pediatric and adult patients presenting to …

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SAMHSA Suicide Assessment Five-step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T) Tool

SAFE-T is a five-step process that can be used by mental health professionals during their first contact with an individual at risk of suicidal behavior to identify risk and management plan.

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SAFE-T is a five-step process that can be used by mental health professionals during their …

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The Columbia Lighthouse Project Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale

The Columbia Protocol is a series of simple, plain-language questions that support suicide risk assessments by prehospital practitioners, clinicians, nurses, patients and families and researchers.

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The Columbia Protocol is a series of simple, plain-language questions that support suicide risk assessments …

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EIIC/TREKK: Bottom Line Recommendations: Procedural Pain

The purpose of this document is to provide healthcare professionals with key facts and recommendations for procedural pain management in children. This summary was co-produced by the pain content advisors for TREKK, Dr. Samina Ali …

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The purpose of this document is to provide healthcare professionals with key facts and recommendations …

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Pediatric Tabletop Exercise Resource Kit (AAP)

The Pediatric Tabletop Exercise Resource Kit provides step by step guidance to prepare for and implement a pediatric tabletop exercise in a community. Templates are provided for agendas, email invitations, and follow-up work. Additional resources …

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The Pediatric Tabletop Exercise Resource Kit provides step by step guidance to prepare for and …

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Emergency Information Forms and Emergency Preparedness for Children With Special Health Care Needs (AAP & ACEP)

Children with chronic medical conditions rely on complex management plans for problems that cause them to be at increased risk for subop- timal outcomes in emergency situations. The emergency information form (EIF) is a medical …

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Children with chronic medical conditions rely on complex management plans for problems that cause them …

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