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

Rural EMS Faces Big Challenges

Do you live in Greater Minnesota? How far is the nearest hospital from your house? Do you know where your rural EMS agency is located? This documentary is exceptionally well done and provides an in depth look on the challenges faced by EMS agencies in rural America.

YouTube Video (15 mins)


Health Worker Burnout

Our health depends on the well-being of our health workforce. Let’s take care of those who are always there to care for us.

Health Worker Burnout — Current Priorities of the U.S. Surgeon General (hhs.gov)


Our hearts go out to all the families affected by gun violence. One child is too many. The EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center (EIIC) has developed lots of resources for healthcare professionals.

Mass Violence Events: Resources for Healthcare Personnel • EIIC (emscimprovement.center)

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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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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.