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Freedom House: The Nation’s First EMS Agency

Asmaa Ismael – EMSC Intern As hard as it is to picture nowadays, there was once a time when you couldn’t rely on anambulance to transport you to the hospital or a paramedic to help keep you stable until you gotthere because the standard emergency services that we now consider a given simply didn’t exist....
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National Prehospital Pediatric Readiness

The National Prehospital Pediatric Readiness Project (PPRP) is the leading joint initiative to improve prehospital care for acutely ill and injured children across the United States. The PPRP is led by the federal Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Program with support from more than 30 national organizations, federal partners, and experts. The PPRP empowers EMS...
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Happy EMS for Children Day!

One person can make a difference…and that person is you. Thank you so much for going the extra mile to care for children in our community! Since 1985, the HRSA Emergency Medical Services for Children Program has helped seriously ill and injured children. We make sure that – no matter where a child lives –...
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Nurses Make the Difference

Nurses, sending deep appreciation for the incredible impact you make every day. Your kindness and empathy make a profound difference in the lives of patients and their families. Thank you for your dedication and compassion! You truly make a difference!
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Upcoming Pediatric Educational Opportunities in May

Check out the attached list of May events. Save the dates – May 7: Social Poisoning: Drugs & Dangers in the Modern World at 6:30pm May 10: Pediatric Trauma Society Webinar: Tips & Tricks for ACS Success at 11am May 22: EMSC Day Webinar – Prehospital Peds Airway Management: The Past, Present & Future at...
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Happy National Poison Prevention Week

NPPW-Flyer-2024-1Download Mandy Slag, RN, MPH, Poison Center Educator & EMSC Advisory Committee Member During National Poison Prevention Week, March 17-23 or anytime, the Minnesota Poison Control System is here when your “unexpected” happens. call 1-800-222-1222. Our poison experts are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is a free, confidential, service for...
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Happy International Women’s Day!

On this day of celebration, EMSC would like to thank ALL the amazing women who make a difference every day for children in Minnesota. BIG thanks to our female first responders, EMS professionals, hospital-based professionals, nurses, physicians, and so many other disciplines involved in pediatric emergency care! Today, we want to acknowledge ALL the women...
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It’s okay to be sad, we all are.

Our public safety community across the state of Minnesota is in pain after the tragic loss of three of our own- Firefighter/Paramedic Adam Finseth, Officer Paul Elmstrand Officer and Matthew Ruge and we want to acknowledge the hurt. On behalf of EMS for Children (EMSC), we want to extend our gratitude for the sacrifice made...
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HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREVENTION MONTH

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month, a presidentially designated observance designed to educate the public about human trafficking and the role they can play in preventing and responding to human trafficking. Slavery still exists today in 2024. According to the Polaris Project, 28 million people  are TRAFFICKED worldwide Learn what you can do to help survivors...
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