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PediaCast CME Podcast: Pain Management from the Family Perspective

Dr. Mike Patrick, Dr DJ Scherzer, and child life specialist, Courtney Hall discuss pediatric pain from the family perspective. Acute pain not only impacts children; it also affects the entire family. Learn why and how …

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Dr. Mike Patrick, Dr DJ Scherzer, and child life specialist, Courtney Hall discuss pediatric pain …

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New England EMSC: New England Regional Behavioral Health Toolkit

Collection of resources created by New England EMSC to help assist with the care of pediatric patients who present to the emergency department with a behavioral health complaint and are awaiting placement or further evaluation.

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Collection of resources created by New England EMSC to help assist with the care of …

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EIIC: De-escalation Tips for Pediatric Agitation Infographic

This resource includes various strategies that can be utilized to de-escalate an agitated pediatric patient.

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This resource includes various strategies that can be utilized to de-escalate an agitated pediatric patient.

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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 …


PACES Just-in-Time: No More Ouchies

Dr. Julia Magana from the Pediatric Acute Care Education Sessions (PACES) program at UC Davis Health shares shares four tips to reduce the pain of IV placement and other painful procedures

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Dr. Julia Magana from the Pediatric Acute Care Education Sessions (PACES) program at UC Davis …

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PACES Just-in-Time: Position of Comfort

Dr. Julia Magana from the Pediatric Acute Care Education Sessions (PACES) program at UC Davis Health shares tips on how to help a child stay still and how to hold a child during a painful …

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Dr. Julia Magana from the Pediatric Acute Care Education Sessions (PACES) program at UC Davis …

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Guidelines and General Resources

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Compassionate Options for Pediatric EMS (COPE)

Resources developed to assist EMS providers with an approach to better understand how to provide “next steps" including self-care when a child dies due to severe trauma or illness in the prehospital environment.

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Resources developed to assist EMS providers with an approach to better understand how to provide …

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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 …


Bereavement Support Resources for Families and Professionals

Presented February 20, 2019 Fatality Review personnel, caregivers, and workers dealing with bereaved families often express their need to know more about how to communicate with and provide services for families following an infant or …

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Advocacy Prehospital

Presented February 20, 2019 Fatality Review personnel, caregivers, and workers dealing with bereaved families often …

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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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EM Pulse Podcast: Please Don't Hurt Me!

Kids, pain, and the emergency department can be a set up for disaster. In this podcast, three pediatric specialists get into why that is and how we can all be better at treating kids in …

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Kids, pain, and the emergency department can be a set up for disaster. In this …

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EMGuidewire: Pediatric Pain Management

Join the EMGuidewire team and Drs. Allen and Fox from Carolinas Medical Center as they discuss tips for mitigating anxiety and pain in the pediatric patient.

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Join the EMGuidewire team and Drs. Allen and Fox from Carolinas Medical Center as they …

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SKIP: Psychological Therapies & Headache Pain

Pain fact infographic from Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) on the benefits of psychological therapies in children and adolescents with headache pain.

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Pain fact infographic from Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) on the benefits of psychological …

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CHEO: Reduce Your Infant's Pain During Newborn Blood Tests

Video from Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) demonstrating how to comfort and help reduce newborn pain during blood work or other needle procedures.

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Video from Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) demonstrating how to comfort and help reduce …

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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: Mom Hack: What You Can Do When Kids Are Afraid of Needles

Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) asked moms for some simple and easy things they've tried that helped their kids with needle fear.

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Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) asked moms for some simple and easy things they've …

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