National Pediatric Readiness Project

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This ongoing quality improvement project is designed to promote the optimal care of children in all emergency departments (ED). It began in 2012 with a nationwide assessment of all EDs and their readiness to care for children based on the 2009 Guidelines for the Treatment of Children in the Emergency Department.
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EMSC QuickNews is an electronic biweekly digest of program news and activities. Each issue includes a wealth of information about the pediatric emergency medical care community. Subscriptions are free. Sign up today!

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Each toolbox addresses a specific pediatric health care topic and features resources for the healthcare provider as well as for parents and caregivers, a pre-populated PubMed search string, and a section on “Example/Model Practices.”