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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 …