Children with Special Healthcare Needs

We all admit that as EMS providers pediatric in general scare us.  We don’t get enough training in pediatrics and our low pediatric call volume does nothing to improve our confidence.  When time is of the essence we all struggle with the basics of pediatric emergency...

Prehospital Care for the Morbidly Obese Patient

This session will help First Responders, EMT’s, Paramedics, Nurses, and Physicians have a better understanding of how morbidly obese patients are injured.  We will use a unique power point presentation to show how difficult it is for obese patients to do simple things...

Pediatric Mental Health Emergencies

Responding to mental health emergencies puts the provider and patient at risk for injury. Pediatrics are a specialized population with a unique spectrum of mental health disorders and response to intervention attempts. This presentation focuses on strategies to both...

Top 10 Tips When Transporting Kids

Many EMS providers cringe at the thought of a pediatric patient and trying to figure out how to transport them. Should a provider use the car seat involved in a motor vehicle crash MVC? Do you risk upsetting a baby while you try to put them in a car seat, or do you...

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