Resources and Information
This page contains information about our Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator program, recent meeting minutes, newsletter editions, and several of the resources we offer.
High-Flow Nasal Cannula in the ED
With the current pediatric respiratory surge, we are all seeing patients in our respective EDs for much longer than we may be used to.
Please see the recorded zoom and slides below of the Forum CT-EMSC Executive Committee held to review the current state of the surge, usage of HFNC (High Flow Nasal Cannula) in children and a discussion on a HFNC Guideline to bring back to your ED.
Pediatric Surge Recommendations and Resources
Looking for resources for RSV, Influenza, or Flu? What about how to handle pediatric surge?
Please visit our partner at the EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center (EIIC) for resources to help manage pediatric surges at your agency or hospital! Click Here
Pediatric Simulations for Your Team to Utilize
The American College of Physicians (ACEP) offers a free online resource for running your own low fidelity simulations (SimBox)
Free online simulation for everyone
Online resource includes:
- Step by step guide on how to facilitate a simulation
- Use to augment in-person, hybrid or distance simulation
- Low to no technology required
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) serves as leader in developing, training, supporting, and leading pediatric-specific ECHOs.
FAN members contribute to their state program activities in numerous ways, including, but not limited to: serving as members, chairs, and co-chairs of their state EMSC advisory committee; coordinating special community outreach projects; assisting with the development and implementation of EMSC policy objectives; and helping to plan, present, and promote educational offerings within their state. Find out more about this program here.
Please see our Quarterly Meeting Minutes below.
2022 3rd Quarter Meeting Minutes
2022 2nd Quarter Meeting Minutes
Please contact Megan Petrucelli, CTEMSC Program Coordinator with any questions.