Resources for optimal prehospital care Training Equipment Support and resources
EMS pediatric education / exposure BLS training in pediatrics: 8 hrs ALS training in pediatrics: 16 hrs Percentage of pediatric runs: 10% % of all peds runs requiring ALS: 12 % BMV: 1 in every 1.7 years ETT: 1 in 3.3 years IO placement: 1 in 6.7 years
The percent of patient care units in the State/Territory that have the essential pediatric equipment and supplies as outlined in national guidelines. EMSC Performance Measure 73 2010 EMSC Program
The percent of patient care units in the State/Territory that have the essential pediatric equipment and supplies as outlined in national guidelines. Wisconsin BLS PCUs: 57/203= 28% (National Average 23%) ALS PCUs: 81/353 = 23% (National Average 34%) EMSC Performance Measure 73 2010 EMSC Program
Trauma center FAQ What is trauma center? – All resources available for severely injured pt – Levels I - IV Why is trauma center important? – Mortality reduction 25% – Shorter length of stay – 24/7 pediatric specialists
Pediatric Trauma Center Criteria Pediatric Trauma LevelCriteria (facility and personnel…) I>200 trauma admissions/yr At least 2 BC peds surgeon 1+ BC peds orthopedic surgeon 1+ peds neurosurgeon PICU and 2+ BC Peds critical care physicians Pediatric ED with 2+ BC PEM physicians Much MORE…
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