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Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Partnerships for Quality and Safety (IPFCC & AHA)

This video and discussion guide were developed by the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC) in partnership with the American Hospital Association (AHA). While the information is hospital-centric, the concepts could be applied to …

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Getting Started, Staying Involved: An EMSC Toolkit for Family Representatives

This Toolkit was created to assist parents and caregivers in their efforts to support the EMSC Program at the national and state levels. The guide contains information about the history of the EMS system. It …

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This Toolkit was created to assist parents and caregivers in their efforts to support the …

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The Patient-Centered Medical Home: Strategies to Put Patients at the Center of Primary Care (AHRQ)

This brief describes how decisionmakers can encourage a model of care that truly reflects the needs, preferences and goals of patients and families.

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This brief describes how decisionmakers can encourage a model of care that truly reflects the …

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EIIC/TREKK: Bottom Line Recommendations: Pain Treatment

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

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

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Relief of Pain and Anxiety in Pediatric Patients in Emergency Medical Systems (AAP)

Control of pain and stress for children is a vital component of emergency medical care. Timely administration of analgesia affects the entire emer- gency medical experience and can have a lasting effect on a child’s …

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Control of pain and stress for children is a vital component of emergency medical care. …

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Drugs Used to Treat Pediatric Emergencies (AAP)

This clinical report is a revision of “Preparing for Pediatric Emergencies: Drugs to Consider.” It updates the list, indications, and dosages of medications used to treat pediatric emergencies in the prehospital, pediatric clinic, and emergency …

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This clinical report is a revision of “Preparing for Pediatric Emergencies: Drugs to Consider.” It …

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Drugs Used to Treat Pediatric Emergencies (AAP)

This clinical report is a revision of “Preparing for Pediatric Emergencies: Drugs to Consider.” It updates the list, indications, and dosages of medications used to treat pediatric emergencies in the prehospital, pediatric clinic, and emergency …

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This clinical report is a revision of “Preparing for Pediatric Emergencies: Drugs to Consider.” It …

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Hazard Vulnerability Analysis Template

This pediatric HVA template was developed as a part of the Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric Consortium for Disaster Response, funded by HHS ASPR. It is a method of determining hazards’ impacts on a region and …

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This pediatric HVA template was developed as a part of the Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric …

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Hazard Vulnerability Analysis Template

This pediatric HVA template was developed as a part of the Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric Consortium for Disaster Response, funded by HHS ASPR. It is a method of determining hazards’ impacts on a region and …

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This pediatric HVA template was developed as a part of the Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric …

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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. We offer a variety of resources and …

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Disaster Prehospital

The EIIC Disaster Domain seeks to support EMSC grantees and stakeholders to better prepare for …

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Pediatric Readiness

Children have unique physiological, emotional, and developmental characteristics that require specialized emergency care. Pediatric Readiness is ensuring that every EMS agency and emergency department has the pediatric-specific champions, competencies, policies, equipment, and other resources needed …

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Disaster Hospital Prehospital State Partnerships Trauma

Children have unique physiological, emotional, and developmental characteristics that require specialized emergency care. Pediatric Readiness …

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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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Child Maltreatment a Sample Policy

Child Maltreatment, A Sample Policy for the Care of Children in the ED (includes information on how EMS providers can gather data to report to ED: Sections III.D.13. and, V.B.2.)

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Child Maltreatment, A Sample Policy for the Care of Children in the ED (includes information …

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