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Guam EMSC Conducts Pediatric Triage Disaster Drill
Guam EMS for Children (EMSC) recently conducted a Pediatric Triage Disaster Drill. The drill provided participants an opportunity to experience a hands-on scenario of responding to an emergency and to teach nurses and EMT's how to properly assist children who are involved in mass disasters of any type Read more..
PECARN's CHaMP Develops Lecture Series on Developing and Conducting Prehospital Research Projects
The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network's (PECARN) Charlotte, Houston, and Milwaukee Prehospital Emergency Medical Services (CHaMP) Research Node developed a lecture series to help guide potential investigators in developing and conducting prehospital research projects. The first lecture, Read more..
HRSA Funds New EMSC Targeted Issues Grants for 2013
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently awarded six new EMS for Children (EMSC) Targeted Issue grants. The newly funded projects have been awarded to: Read more..
Save the Date: 2014 EMS for Children Program Meeting; Meeting Marks Program's 30th Anniversary
Mark your calendars! The dates for next year's EMS for Children Program Meeting have been finalized. The meeting will be held Tuesday, July 29 through Friday, August 1, 2014, at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel. Read more..
PECARN Steering Committee Meeting (Teleconference)
Each year, the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) holds four Steering Committee Meetings. These meetings are by invitation only.
December 4, 2013 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern).
Targeted Issue Conference Call
The Health Resources and Services Administration's EMSC Program will host a Targeted Issue Conference Call to allow new Targeted Issue grantees to present on their project. To participate, dial (877) 668-4493 and enter meeting code: 731 063 673 #
December 11, 2013 (starting at 11:00 am Eastern)
Pediatric Trauma Resuscitation Checklist Tool Kit
Implementing a checklist is a low-cost option that has been shown to reduce errors in several medical domains. This tool kit is designed to help hospitals create a trauma resuscitation checklist, addressing the unique needs of each institution while benefiting from previous work conducted by Targeted Issue Grantee Children’s National Medical Center.
Health Policy News
The December issue of This Month in Health Policy News is now available for download. The report includes federal and state policy-related news items on emergency care and readiness, child and adolescent health, public health prevention efforts, health insurance, and federal and state budget issues, among other current and emerging topics.