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Quality Measures for Pediatric Prehospital Evidence-Based Guidelines

The Pediatric Evidence-based Guidelines: Assessment of EMS System Utilization in States (PEGASUS) project guideline development committee developed these quality measures using a consensus-based process—defining potential measures for each of the nine evidence-based guidelines from the …

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The Pediatric Evidence-based Guidelines: Assessment of EMS System Utilization in States (PEGASUS) project guideline development …

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Family Reunification Following Disasters: A Planning Tool for Health Care Facilities

Created by the AAP Disaster Preparedness Advisory Council Subcommittee on Reunification Planning in collaboration with the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Disaster Medicine. This planning tool focuses on providing guidance to hospitals that will help …

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Created by the AAP Disaster Preparedness Advisory Council Subcommittee on Reunification Planning in collaboration with …

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Family Reunification Following Disasters: A Planning Tool for Health Care Facilities

Created by the AAP Disaster Preparedness Advisory Council Subcommittee on Reunification Planning in collaboration with the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Disaster Medicine. This planning tool focuses on providing guidance to hospitals that will help …

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Created by the AAP Disaster Preparedness Advisory Council Subcommittee on Reunification Planning in collaboration with …

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Sample Pediatric Quick Dosing Reference (Medication Safety)

This spreadsheet is designed to provide general information about dosage, equipment and vital signs for pediatric emergency care purposes. It is customizable in order to allow for users to enter the appropriate dosing regimens and …

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This spreadsheet is designed to provide general information about dosage, equipment and vital signs for …

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Volumetric Dosing: Is it the Ultimate Solution?

PPT Presentation (Dr. Kathleen Adelgais) January 2020

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PPT Presentation (Dr. Kathleen Adelgais) January 2020

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Michigan Medication Emergency Dosing and Intervention Cards: MI-MEDIC (Medication Safety)

Michigan specific volumetric dosing guide based on state formulary and specific concentrations (version 3.0, 2019 revision)

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Michigan specific volumetric dosing guide based on state formulary and specific concentrations (version 3.0, 2019 …

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Working With Patient and Families as Advisors: Implementation Handbook (AHRQ)

From AHRQ, The goal of the Working With Patients and Families as Advisors strategy is to bring the perspectives of patients and families directly into the planning, delivery, and evaluation of care. The tools that …

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From AHRQ, The goal of the Working With Patients and Families as Advisors strategy is …

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Promoting Patient and Family-Centered Care in the Prehospital Setting: A Toolkit for Medical Directors

PowerPoint presentation (PDF) from NAEMSP 2018 Annual Meeting. Presented by Dr. Saranya Srinivasan. Objectives: After attending this presentation, the participant will be able to: 1) Define patient and family-centered care and discuss its importance in …

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PowerPoint presentation (PDF) from NAEMSP 2018 Annual Meeting. Presented by Dr. Saranya Srinivasan. Objectives: After …

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Communicating With Children and Families: From Everyday Interactions to Skill in Conveying Distressing Information (AAP)

Health care communication is a skill that is critical to safe and effective medical practice; it can and must be taught. Communication skill influences patient disclosure, treatment adherence and outcome, adaptation to illness, and bereavement. …

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Health care communication is a skill that is critical to safe and effective medical practice; …

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Quality Improvement Essentials Toolkit

IHI’s QI Essentials Toolkit includes the tools and templates you need to launch and manage a successful improvement project. Each of the nine tools in the toolkit includes a short description, instructions, an example, and …

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IHI’s QI Essentials Toolkit includes the tools and templates you need to launch and manage …

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Improvement Project Roadmap

Improvement teams often need a roadmap for applying the science of improvement to the project management tasks associated with their improvement efforts. This tool was developed by IHI Improvement Advisor, Richard Scoville, in collaboration with …

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Improvement teams often need a roadmap for applying the science of improvement to the project …

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Documentation of Estimated Weight in Kilograms (Pediatric Measure 03)

This measure is intended to assist EMS professionals in enhancing quality of care. The Measure is not a clinical guideline and does not establish a standard of medical care and has not been tested for …

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Prehospital Quality Improvement Research

This measure is intended to assist EMS professionals in enhancing quality of care. The Measure …

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Administration of Beta Agonist for Pediatric Asthma (Pediatric Measure 02)

This measure is intended to assist EMS professionals in enhancing quality of care. The Measure is not a clinical guideline and does not establish a standard of medical care and has not been tested for …

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This measure is intended to assist EMS professionals in enhancing quality of care. The Measure …

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Pediatric Respiratory Assessment (Pediatric Measure 01)

This measure is intended to assist EMS professionals in enhancing quality of care. The Measure is not a clinical guideline and does not establish a standard of medical care and has not been tested for …

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This measure is intended to assist EMS professionals in enhancing quality of care. The Measure …

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Directory of Behavioral Health Professionals

From the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC): Emergency responders face unique challenges that can have a significant impact on behavioral health, and it is important that they have access to providers that understand this. The …

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From the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC): Emergency responders face unique challenges that can have …

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Psychologically Healthy Fire Departments Implementation Toolkit

From the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC): The Psychologically Healthy Fire Departments: Implementation Toolkit is designed to help fire department leaders promote and foster well-being among their members. Having a healthy and engaged workforce creates …

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From the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC): The Psychologically Healthy Fire Departments: Implementation Toolkit is …

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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 103); …

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

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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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