Top NRC News Items
Targeted Issue Grantee Publishes on Termination of Resuscitation in the Pediatric Out-of-Hospital Setting
OUniversity of Louisville Research Foundation published findings from her TI project "Compassionate Options for Pediatric Emergency Medical Services (COPE)" in the April issue of Pediatrics. Read more..
Registration for the 2014 EMSC Program Meeting Opens
The registration site for the 2014 EMSC Program Meeting is now open. In addition to registering for the meeting, please book your hotel reservation at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View. The meeting will be held Tuesday, July 29, through Friday, August 1. It will celebrate the theme "Then, Now, Imagine... Honoring the Past, Experiencing the Present, Visualizing the Future."Read more..
Texas EMSC to Host Webinar on Next Steps in Pediatric Readiness
Texas EMSC will host the webinar "Next Steps in Pediatric Readiness: Is It Time for Pediatric Facility Categorization in Texas?" at 9:00 am (Eastern) on Thursday, April 17 and again at 12 noon (Eastern) on Monday, April 28. Join the webinar to learn: Read more..
Arkansas EMSC Releases Exertional Heat Illness Project
Arkansas EMSC and the Arkansas Department of Health partnered with the Kory Stringer Institute at the University of Connecticut, Life Touch Media Productions, the Arkansas Department of Education, and many other key stakeholders to create Cool Down First as part of the Exertional Heat Illness Project. Read more..
EMS for Children Day
The purpose of the annual EMS for Children Day celebration is to raise awareness about the need to improve and expand specialized care for children in the prehospital and acute care settings. This year, National EMS for Children Day will be held on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, and for the 12th consecutive year it will be held in conjunction with EMS Week (May 18-24).
May 21, 2014
EMSC SPROC Grantee Conference Call
All SPROC grantees are encouraged to participate in the conference calls to stay informed on Program updates. To participate in a conference call, dial (877) 718-9201 and enter meeting code: 97107775#.
June 18, 2014 (starting at 2:00 pm Eastern)
National EMS for Children Day Promotional Materials
Mark your calendars! National EMS for Children Day is Wednesday, May 21. To help with promotional efforts, Save-the-Date artwork, including social media graphics, web banners, email badges, and a postcard, are now available for download. In addition to the artwork, there are many resources available to help target your celebration activities to key audiences, including employees, healthcare providers, parents, children, and others.
Health Policy News
The April 2014 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.