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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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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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ED Toolkit

The NPRP Toolkit content is organized by the seven domains of pediatric readiness: Administration and Coordination; Healthcare Provider Competencies; Quality Improvement; Policies and Procedures; Patient Safety; Support Services; and Equipment, Supplies, and Medications. The tools …

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Disaster Hospital State Partnerships Trauma

The NPRP Toolkit content is organized by the seven domains of pediatric readiness: Administration and …

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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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Trauma Care

More children die of injury each year than from all other causes combined. Most traumatic injuries are treated in general emergency departments (EDs) that may not have the specialized resources or expertise needed to treat …

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More children die of injury each year than from all other causes combined. Most traumatic …

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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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Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Toolkit

FEATURED RESOURCEChecklist of Essential Pediatric Domains and Considerations for Every Hospital’s Disaster Preparedness PoliciesThis checklist is an update to the original 2014 checklist and seeks to expand its utility. It is intended as a tool …

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Advocacy Disaster Hospital Prehospital Trauma

FEATURED RESOURCEChecklist of Essential Pediatric Domains and Considerations for Every Hospital’s Disaster Preparedness PoliciesThis checklist …

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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 …


Diana Fendya to Retire from the EMSC and Welcome Lisa Gray

Helen Keller once said, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” Over the years the EMSC Community has worked together to ensure better emergency care for our most important citizens …

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Helen Keller once said, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so …

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Trauma Improvement Sprint

The American College of Surgeons has announced new pediatric verification standards for all trauma centers. The best way to prepare is to identify a team member who can serve in the role of a pediatric …

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The American College of Surgeons has announced new pediatric verification standards for all trauma centers. …

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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 …


Family Assessment of Medical Interventions & Liaisons with the Young 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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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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