Webcast & Handouts
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.
At the end of this presentation attendees will be able to:
- Describe interventions designed to increase appropriate EMS transport of seriously ill or injured children to higher levels of care
- Identify factors that contribute to increase errors during pediatric trauma resuscitation in the emergency department
- Describe the experiences, attitudes, and perceptions of family members whose children were treated by a trauma team in a level one pediatric trauma center.
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
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
Elizabeth Edgerton, MD, MPH: Branch Chief, EMS for Children and Injury Prevention
Friday, September 27, 2013
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