Happy EMS Week!

National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, May 21-27, honors the many individuals who serve as EMS providers in our communities. The 2023 EMS Week theme is “Where Emergency Care Begins.”Sunday: Health, Wellness, and Resilience DayMonday: Education DayTuesday: EMS Safety DayWednesday: EMS for Children DayThursday: Save-a-Life DayFriday: EMS Recognition Day
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What About the Kids? Pediatric Disaster Preparedness

FREE Virtual Pediatric Symposium This free, live continuing education session will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 6:30-9 p.m. CST. It will include a presentation on disaster preparedness for children with special health care needs, as well as a panel discussion on pediatric preparedness with a team of emergency management experts, including special issues of tribal preparedness....
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Midwest EMSC Pediatric Champion/PECC Virtual Symposium – EMS and ED

Midwest EMSC (EMS for Children programs in IL, IN, MI, MN and WI) will be hosting the second annual Pediatric Champion/PECC Virtual Symposium on Nov. 2 for EMS and Nov. 3 for ED. This FREE virtual event takes place over two days with separate agendas and target audiences. EMS CEUs will be provided on Day...
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World Suicide Prevention Day 2022

We observe World Suicide Prevention Day each year on September 10. It’s a growing problem and the numbers tell a shocking story. Every 40 seconds someone takes their own life according to the World Health Organization (WHO). That’s about 800,000 people worldwide every year — although some estimates put that number closer to 1 million....
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Back to School Blog for Providers

This blog post addresses the complexities of ADHD. ADHD_Blog-Post_Sept2022_finalDownload
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Minnesota Cares Wellness Workshop

Designed for YOU – to thank you and teach self-care methods and foster resilience for YOUR future through evidence based strategies and tools. Register Now! There are 4 keynote speakers and 20 breakout workshops offered for YOU over a two-day period. YOU can come when it works for you. It is all FREE! Check out the AGENDA For more...
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Water Safety

Summer is finally here in Minnesota. We live for warmer weather and head out to all the many lakes and rivers. Be safe around water with this helpful checklist. Water-Safety-ChecklistDownload
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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, our families, and even the longevity of our careers. In this practical presentation, you will learn skills...
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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 is hosting a free 1-hour webinar, “COPE-ing with the Challenges of Pediatric Behavioral and Mental...
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