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In 2014 - 5000 EDs in the United States had 141 million ED visits and 20% were for children younger than 15 years of age. In the US most children who seek emergency care (83%) present to general EDs versus specialized pediatric EDs. How do we prepare EVERY ED in the United States to be ready to care for any child at any time? EMSC/IIC has prepared and collaborated guidelines for Care of Children in the Emergency Department that can improve all aspects of a child's care. Critical areas to address include patient safety, training ED staff, appropriate pediatric equipment, medications, and supplies.
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This CE activity available for streaming on April 20th, 2020
This CE activity is valid until April 20th, 2023