National Pediatric Readiness Project: Making a Difference Through Collaboration, Simulation, and Measurement of the Quality of Pediatric Emergency Care

Marc Auerbach, Marianne Gausche-Hill, Craig D. Newgard

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Abstract

The National Pediatric Readiness Project is a national quality initiative sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Emergency Nurses Association. Multiple efforts across numerous states are in process to optimize pediatric readiness of emergency departments. This article describes past, current, and future efforts to ensure pediatric readiness of our nations' emergency departments and to understand the relationship between pediatric readiness and quality of pediatric emergency care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)233-242
Number of pages10
JournalClinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Volume19
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2018

Keywords

  • EMS
  • Emergency Medical Services for Children
  • emergency department
  • pediatric emergency care coordinators
  • pediatric readiness
  • quality of care
  • simulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine

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