Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator Commitment and MOU2019-04-16T10:44:52+00:00

Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator (PECC)
Commitment and Memorandum of Understanding

This service commits to the establishment and ongoing support of a PECC. The PECC shall:

  • Ensure the pediatric perspective is included in the development of EMS protocols
  • Ensure fellow EMS providers follow pediatric clinical practice guidelines
  • Promote pediatric continuing education opportunities
  • Oversee pediatric process improvement
  • Ensure the availability of pediatric medications, equipment and supplies
  • Promote agency participation in pediatric prevention programs
  • Promote agency participation in pediatric research efforts
  • Liaise with the emergency department PECC
  • Promote family-centered care at the agency

Within this agency, the PECC shall ensure pediatric perspectives are included in agency protocols and that fellow providers follow pediatric clinical practice guidelines and have access to pediatric-specific training. The goal of this newly-established PECC is to benefit pediatric emergency care by overseeing pediatric process improvement efforts and ensuring pediatric equipment and medication are available to this service henceforth.

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