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Department of Pediatrics

Emergency Medical Services for Children Education

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Texas Prehospital Pediatric Readiness Education Series

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The Texas Prehospital Pediatric Readiness Education Series was created to equip prehospital providers with the necessary knowledge to provide optimal care for children during emergencies, thereby decreasing rates of morbidity and mortality.

Beginning in June 2024, 1-hour virtual sessions will highlight evidence- based or best practice guidelines and resources for adoption in EMS agencies and integrate quality improvement efforts.

Learn more and register
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Texas Pediatric Readiness Education Series

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The Texas Pediatric Readiness Improvement Project is a collaborative effort endorsed by the Governor’s Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Advisory Council to improve pediatric outcomes and support rural trauma centers in meeting the proposed Texas trauma rules slated to become effective in September 2024.

Beginning in January 2024, 1-hour virtual sessions will highlight evidence-based practices and resources for adoption in the emergency department, review standardized simulation cases, and integrate opportunities to engage in pediatric quality improvement efforts.

The education series is available at no cost. Continuing education credits are available for nurses and EMS personnel. For more information and to register, click HERE.

View the recorded webinars below. The recordings will be posted within a few days of the live webinar and can also be found on the Texas DSHS GETAC Pediatrics Committee webpage, as well as the Texas Emergency Nurses Association webpage.

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Session 1: An Overview of Pediatric Readiness

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Session 2: Pediatric Assessment and Triage

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Session 3: Respiratory Distress

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Session 4: Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

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Texas EMSC State Partnership On-Site Courses

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The Texas EMSC State Partnership works with local regional advisory councils, hospitals, and EMS agencies to bring pediatric continuing education to your community. We have a number of courses and special topics available and will work with your team to customize a pediatric Continuing Education program to fit your needs.

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For More Information

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Please contact Sam Vance at 832-824-EMSC (3672) or spvance@bcm.edu

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