Webcasts

Each year, the EMSC NRC works with the federal EMSC Program to coordinate a number of webcasts of interest to EMSC grantees, partners, and stakeholders. All webcasts are archived for viewing at a later date.

Upcoming Webcasts

  • From 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm (Eastern) on Monday, November 17, the EMSC Program will offer the educational webinar “EMSC Opportunities for Enhancing Pediatric Emergency Care: Planning and Processes to Improve Pediatric Access to Specialty Care.” This program will highlight practices and lessons learned from California and New Mexico in implementing components of regionalized systems of pediatric emergency care. Specifically, Robert Sapien, MD, MMM, and James Marcin, MD, MPH, will discuss the importance of conducting community healthcare assessments, including challenges encountered while conducting such assessments, and using assessment findings when planning and implementing models of pediatric regionalization. In collaboration with the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center, nursing CEU’s and physician CME’s will be provided to webinar participants. Please register in advance.



Archived Webcasts

September 11, 2014

Not Just Small Adults: Health Resources on Children in Disasters and Emergencies. This joint presentation by the the National Library of Medicine—Disaster Information Management Research Center, the EMSC Program, and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response focused on the announcement of a comprehensive online guide that will serve as a central repository for pediatric-related disaster and emergency health information. This new resource brings into one place professional-level materials, documents, websites, and articles distinctly about children from authoritative sources, including government, private, non-profit and international organizations and agencies.

April 22, 2014

Everyday Pediatric Readiness for Extraordinary Events (PowerPoint slides only). This webcast highlighted best practices and lessons learned from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) where the threat of a tsunami or typhoon is an everyday reality and where routine and extraordinary often intersect. The CNMI EMSC program discussed successes and challenges in pediatric disaster preparedness and response, including: the EMS systems and resources; interagency collaboration; and community planning, practice, response, and recovery. (A certificate of continuing education (CE) was available to physicians and nurses attending the live presentation only. To obtain a CE certificate you must have attended the activity in its entirety, submitted a completed evaluation form, and documented your attendance electronically on the sign-in record. The electronic evaluation must have been completed by April 29. The CE certificate was distributed via email by the EMSC National Resource Center.)

September 27, 2013

Enhancing Pediatric Emergency Care Through Trauma Performance Improvement. This live internet program highlighted three EMSC Targeted Issues projects focused on pediatric trauma performance improvement from the prehospital to the hospital setting, and the critical importance of integrating patient and family centered care into these settings. (A certificate of continuing education (CE) was available to physicians and nurses attending the live presentation only. To obtain a CE certificate you must have attended the activity in its entirety, submitted a completed evaluation form, and documented your attendance electronically on the sign-in record. The electronic evaluation must have been completed by October 4. The CE certificate was distributed via email by the EMSC National Resource Center.)

September 23, 2013

Partnerships and Relationships – Keys to Facility Recognition Success. This live internet program highlighted two EMSC Targeted Issues projects that have focused on pediatric facility recognition. A preview of a soon to be released tool kit to assist states in development/implementation of a pediatric facility recognition program will also be shared. (A certificate of continuing education (CE) was available to physicians and nurses attending the live presentation only. To obtain a CE certificate you must have attended the activity in its entirety, submitted a completed evaluation form, and documented your attendance electronically on the sign-in record. The electronic evaluation must have been completed by September 30. The CE certificate was distributed via email by the EMSC National Resource Center.)

September 12, 2013

Transfer Processes – An Opportunity for Improving Pediatric Emergency CareThis panel presentation highlighted the importance of organized inter facility transfer processes, their role in assuring access to pediatric specialty care, as well as sections of the newly released Inter facility Transfer Tool Kit. (A certificate of continuing education (CE) was available to physicians and nurses attending the live presentation only. To obtain a CE certificate you must have attended the activity in its entirety, submitted a completed evaluation form, and documented your attendance electronically on the sign-in record. The electronic evaluation must have been completed by September 19. The CE certificate was distributed via email by the EMSC National Resource Center..\)

August 6, 2013

EMSC and the Hospital Preparedness Program: Working Toward Everyday Pediatric Readiness. This presentation educated attendees working to improve emergency and disaster preparedness for children about the efforts and activities of the Hospital Preparedness Program.

July 16, 2012

High Volume, High Impact Pediatric Patient Populations in the ED (Note that this webcast is listed as "Making a Difference: Innovations in Caring for Children in the Emergency Department" on the mchcom.com website.) CEs were available for attendance at the live presentation only. To obtain a CE certificate you must have attended the activity in its entirety, submitted a completed evaluation form, and documented your attendance electronically on the sign-in record. The electronic evaluation must have been completed by July 23. The CE certificate was distributed via email by the EMSC National Resource Center.

June 20, 2012

Kids in Disasters: Facing Our Challenges (CEs were available for attendance at the live presentation only. To obtain a CE certificate you must have attended the activity in its entirety, submitted a completed evaluation form, and documented your attendance electronically on the sign-in record. The electronic evaluation must have been completed by June 27. The CE certificate was provided by the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center.)

May 24, 2012

On the Road to Injury Prevention (CEs were available for attendance at the live presentation only. To obtain a CE certificate you must have attended the activity in its entirety, submitted a completed evaluation form, and documented your attendance electronically on the sign-in record. The electronic evaluation must have been completed by June 1. The CE certificate was provided by the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center.)

April 16, 2012

Innovations in EMS Care Through Research

April 8, 2011

Working Beyond Borders and In Partnership to Create a Pediatric Recognition System

March 25, 2011

Exception From Informed Consent in Pediatric Trials (Note that this webcast was sponsored by MCHB's Child, Adolescent and Family Health)

February 28, 2011

EMSC/FICEMS Exception from Informed Consent: Lessons from a Consensus Conference

February 28, 2011

A Review of the New MCHB Performance Measures

November 2, 2010

Using Performance Measures to Drive Improvement in Pediatric Emergency Care

March 25, 2010

ESI for Pediatric Triage

March 24, 2010

State of All Hazards Preparedness for Children: Partnerships and Models for Merging Emergency Department and Disaster Preparedness Efforts Nationwide

February 23, 2010

State of Emergency Department Preparedness for Children: Release of Joint Statement - A Consensus on the Essentials

April 20, 2009

EMSC, After the Injury: Helping Parents Help Their Kids Recover

March 26, 2009

Pediatric Equipment for BLS and ALS Ambulances

February 13, 2008

Introduction to Interfacility Transfer Agreements and Guidelines