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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 …


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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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: Opioids Can Be Safe When Used Properly

Information from Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) on use and safety of opioids when prescribed to children and teens for the management of pain.

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Information from Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) on use and safety of opioids when …

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PAMI®: Communication Cards

The Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI®) Communication Cards are designed as a tool for EMS, emergency triage and other healthcare providers to communicate with patients and their family members in what can be a …

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The Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI®) Communication Cards are designed as a tool for …

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TREKK: How to Help When Your Child Needs to Get a Needle Poke

Interactive document from TREKK provides age-specific tips for caregivers and families who have a child that may require a needle poke.

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Interactive document from TREKK provides age-specific tips for caregivers and families who have a child …

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PAMI®: Virtual Reality Viewer Brochure

Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI®) developed brochure on use of cardboard VR with a listing of suggested free applications to accompany use with smartphones.

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Clinicians Nurses Patients & Families Prehospital Practitioners

Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI®) developed brochure on use of cardboard VR with a …

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NIMH Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) Suicide Risk Screening Tool

A rapid, psychometrically sound 4-item screening tool for all pediatric and adult patients presenting to the emergency department, inpatient units, & primary care facilities.

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A rapid, psychometrically sound 4-item screening tool for all pediatric and adult patients presenting to …

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SAMHSA Suicide Assessment Five-step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T) Tool

SAFE-T is a five-step process that can be used by mental health professionals during their first contact with an individual at risk of suicidal behavior to identify risk and management plan.

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SAFE-T is a five-step process that can be used by mental health professionals during their …

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The Columbia Lighthouse Project Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale

The Columbia Protocol is a series of simple, plain-language questions that support suicide risk assessments by prehospital practitioners, clinicians, nurses, patients and families and researchers.

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The Columbia Protocol is a series of simple, plain-language questions that support suicide risk assessments …

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Toolkits

EIIC toolkits are a collection of resources–such as publications, webinars, online training, policy statements and guidelines–aimed at improving pediatric emergency care at the systems level. Toolkits are vetted by interdisciplinary groups of stakeholders. The NPRP …

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EIIC toolkits are a collection of resources–such as publications, webinars, online training, policy statements and …

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EIIC/TREKK: Bottom Line Recommendations: Procedural Pain

The purpose of this document is to provide healthcare professionals with key facts and recommendations for procedural pain management in children. This summary was co-produced by the pain content advisors for TREKK, Dr. Samina Ali …

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The purpose of this document is to provide healthcare professionals with key facts and recommendations …

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Emergency Information Forms and Emergency Preparedness for Children With Special Health Care Needs (AAP & ACEP)

Children with chronic medical conditions rely on complex management plans for problems that cause them to be at increased risk for subop- timal outcomes in emergency situations. The emergency information form (EIF) is a medical …

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Children with chronic medical conditions rely on complex management plans for problems that cause them …

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Handoffs: Transitions of Care for Children in the Emergency Department (AAP)

AAP Policy Statement. November 2016. Please refer to pages 4-5 for prehospital-related information.

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AAP Policy Statement. November 2016. Please refer to pages 4-5 for prehospital-related information.

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PMRP CoP Webinar Archive

Watch this video for a background and current state on Pediatric Readiness Recognition Programs, NPRP Assessment Scores validity/confidentiality and an informative panel discussion on translating recent evidence into practice. Download the slides:Peds Ready Recognition CoP …

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Watch this video for a background and current state on Pediatric Readiness Recognition Programs, NPRP …

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Recommended Essential Equipment for BLS & ALS Ground Ambulances (2020)

Recommended Essential Equipment for Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support Ground Ambulances 2020: A Joint Position Statement Abstract: In continued support of establishing and maintaining a foundation for standards of care, our organizations remain …

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Recommended Essential Equipment for Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support Ground Ambulances 2020: A …

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Recommended Essential Equipment for BLS & ALS Ground Ambulances (2020)

Recommended Essential Equipment for Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support Ground Ambulances 2020: A Joint Position Statement Abstract: In continued support of establishing and maintaining a foundation for standards of care, our organizations remain …

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Recommended Essential Equipment for Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support Ground Ambulances 2020: A …

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