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EMS for Children Opportunities to Enhance Pediatric Emergency Care through Trauma Performance Improvement

This panel presentation will highlight three EMS for Children Targeted Issues projects focused on pediatric trauma performance improvement from the pre-hospital to the hospital setting, and the critical importance of integrating patient and family centered care into emergency medical services.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this presentation attendees will be able to:
  1. Describe interventions designed to increase appropriate EMS transport of seriously ill or injured children to higher levels of care
  2. Identify factors that contribute to increase errors during pediatric trauma resuscitation in the emergency department
  3. Describe the experiences, attitudes, and perceptions of family members whose children were treated by a trauma team in a level one pediatric trauma center.

Target Audience:
Members of the emergency medical services community including: EMS providers, emergency care physicians and nurses, family physicians caring for children in the emergency department, and EMS for Children grantees.

Keywords: grants, pediatricians, children community, research, data, emergency, EMS, trauma, family
Presented by:
Jane Brice, MD, MPH: Principal Investigator/Project Director, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jennifer Fritzeen, MSN, RN: Program Manager, Trauma and Burn Surgery, Children’s National Medical Center
Karen O’Connell, MD, MPH: Principal Investigator, Project Director, Children’s National Medical Center
Moderator:
Elizabeth Edgerton, MD, MPH: Branch Chief, EMS for Children and Injury Prevention
Date Presented:
Friday, September 27, 2013
2:00-3:30pm Eastern
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