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Emergency Medical Services for Children is the only program in the United States that focused on pediatric emergency care.

Happy EMS Week!

Rising to the Challenge

May 15-21, 2022, is the 47th annual National EMS Week. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities.

NAEMT EMS Week Video

Sunday: Health, Wellness and Resilience Day

Monday: EMS Education Day

Tuesday: Safety Day

Wednesday: EMS for Children Day

The EMS for Children Initiative strengthens the emergency care infrastructure through education, training, and equipment, in order to reduce child and youth mortality and morbidity resulting from severe illness or trauma.

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Check out the FREE upcoming pediatric webinars in the blog posts below.

Thursday: Save-A-Life Day (CPR & Stop the Bleed)

Friday: EMS Recognition Day

Recent Articles

May 25

FREE TRAINING: Heartland EMS for Children Coalition (HECC) Virtual Pediatric Symposium on Provider Resilience

May 25th from 6:30-9pm CST Provider Resilience: Coping with Child Death & Other Trauma In health care, trauma is part of the job. We now know, however, that coping poorly with traumatic work experiences can affect our own quality of life,...
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Emsc Day Webinar

EMS for Children Day Webinar

This year, in honor of EMSC Day, and in recognition of both the rising incidence of behavioral health emergencies in children and the need to recognize and mitigate secondary trauma in the EMS professional, the EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center...
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2021 Assessment OPEN!

We are excited for you to take the NPRP assessment on behalf of your emergency department (ED)! Click on the ‘Let’s Get Started’ button on the right to begin the assessment. You may want to print a copy of the assessment and...
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Connecting You With Pediatric Emergency Resources

Visit our resources section to learn more about the tools we provide to EMS Providers, Hospitals and community members to ensure children have the best chance of surviving a medical emergency.