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Quality Management of Prehospital Pediatric Respiratory Distress and Airway Programs (NAEMSP)

The unique challenges of pediatric respiratory and airway emergencies require the development and maintenance of a prehospital quality management program that includes pediatric-focused medical oversight and clinical care expertise, data collection, operational considerations, focused education, …

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NAEMSP Review Guide for Emergency Medical Services Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight

Review guide for those studying for board certification exam and participating in EMS fellowship education. A few topics relevant to the pediatric population and the PPRP Checklist includes: The Special Needs of Children (page 100); …

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Review guide for those studying for board certification exam and participating in EMS fellowship education. …

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The Role of the Physician Medical Director in Emergency Medical Services Leadership (ACEP)

ACEP considers EMS a practice of medicine requiring physician oversight, reaffirms its commitment to physician medical director leadership in EMS, and supports the principles outlined in this policy statement. Approved October 2017

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ACEP considers EMS a practice of medicine requiring physician oversight, reaffirms its commitment to physician …

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The Role of Emergency Physicians in Emergency Medical Services for Children (ACEP)

ACEP believes emergency physicians, as leaders in EMS, have a pivotal role in the integration of emergency medical services for children (EMSC). Emergency physicians impact the EMS-EMSC continuum in important ways as outlined in this …

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ACEP believes emergency physicians, as leaders in EMS, have a pivotal role in the integration …

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Role of the State EMS Medical Director (ACEP, NAEMSP, NASEMSO)

A joint statement by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP), and the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO). Approved October 2016 (ACEP)

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A joint statement by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the National Association of …

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Physician Medical Direction of Emergency Medical Services Education Programs (ACEP, NAEMSP, NAEMSE)

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP), and the National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) believe that changing technology, advances in research, and changing health care delivery systems, …

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The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP), and …

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Out-of-Hospital Medical Direction and the Intervener Physician (ACEP)

Offers guidance for out-of-hospital medical direction and the intervener physician. Revised January 2016

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Offers guidance for out-of-hospital medical direction and the intervener physician. Revised January 2016

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Physician Oversight of Pediatric Care in Emergency Medical Services (NAEMSP)

NAEMSP position statement affirming that pediatric patients have unique needs that every EMS program must ensure are appropriately and reasonably met. NAEMSP believes that if the EMS medical director does not inherently possess knowledge and …

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NAEMSP position statement affirming that pediatric patients have unique needs that every EMS program must …

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Pediatric Protocols and Guidelines Resources

Example protocols and guidelines. Evidence-based included/noted when available.

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Example protocols and guidelines. Evidence-based included/noted when available.

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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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Integrating Evidence-Based Pediatric Prehospital Protocols into Practice (PPT presentation)

PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Manish Shah. Objectives: 1) To provide an overview of the past, present and future of national prehospital evidence-based guideline (EBG) development 2) To describe critical considerations in developing, implementing and assessing …

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PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Manish Shah. Objectives: 1) To provide an overview of the past, …

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Guidelines for Prehospital Pediatric Protocol Development (CA EMSA)

In this document the California EMS Authority (EMSA), informed by the EMSC-Technical Advisory Committee, recommends local EMS agencies address specific issues in the development of pediatric protocols. In addition, this document provides references for protocols …

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In this document the California EMS Authority (EMSA), informed by the EMSC-Technical Advisory Committee, recommends …

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Child Maltreatment (sample ED policy with prehospital references)

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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Children with Special Health Care Needs (NY EMSC Reference Card)

Reference card from New York EMSC (March 2003)

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Reference card from New York EMSC (March 2003)

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EIIC/TREKK: Care of the Agitated Patient Algorithm

Clinical care algorithm co-created by EIIC and TREKK on identifying and caring for the agitated pediatric patient in the emergency department.

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Clinical care algorithm co-created by EIIC and TREKK on identifying and caring for the agitated …

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EIIC/TREKK: Care of the Agitated Patient Algorithm

Clinical care algorithm co-created by EIIC and TREKK on identifying and caring for the agitated pediatric patient in the emergency department.

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Family Assessment of Medical Interventions & Liaisons with the Young (FAMILY) EMS Instrument

The FAMILY (Family Assessment of Medical Interventions & Liaisons with the Young) EMS Insturument allows for standardized collection of family and caregiver satisfaction with pediatric EMS care. It was derived via a modified Delhi method; …

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The FAMILY (Family Assessment of Medical Interventions & Liaisons with the Young) EMS Insturument allows …

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Ambulance Equipment Lists by State

Hyperlinks to information on state requirements for ambulance equipment.

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Hyperlinks to information on state requirements for ambulance equipment.

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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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This video and discussion guide were developed by the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care …

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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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