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September 2012 National Preparedness MonthWelcome to the Emergency Medical Services for Children web site...
Illinois EMSC is a collaborative program between the
Illinois Department of Public Health and Loyola University Medical Center, aimed at improving pediatric emergency care and disaster preparedness within our state.  Since 1994, the Illinois EMSC Advisory Board and several committees along with organizations and individuals within the EMS, pediatric and emergency management communities have worked to enhance and integrate pediatric education, standards, injury prevention and data initiatives into the Illinois EMS system.  The goal of Illinois EMSC is to ensure that appropriate emergency medical care is available for ill and injured children at every point along the continuum of care. 

What's New

Laura Prestidge, RN, BSN, MPH, EMSC Preparedness Coordinator receives IDPH Director's Award!
EMS for Children Day, May 21, 2014
Registration for the 2014 School Nurse Emergency Care Course is open.  Click here.
Pediatric Intubation Resource (189K)
Free Education Module Developed by EMSC:  Pediatric Hyperglycemia and Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) 2nd Edition
EMSC Pediatric Reference Pocket Card (54K)
Caring for Non-injured and Non-ill Children in a Disaster (4754K)
Child Abuse and Neglect Policy & Procedure Guidelines/Toolkit, 2nd Edition (8.2M)
Child Abuse and Neglect Policy & Procedure Guidelines/Toolkit Resources
Click here to view QuickNews Newsletter
Click here to view National EMSC QuickNews Newsletter.

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The Illinois EMSC program is supported in part by funding from
the Department of Health and Human Services,
Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Comments or suggestions?
Contact Evelyn Lyons at Evelyn.Lyons@illinois.gov
Illinois Emergency Medical Services for Children
Loyola University Medical Center
2160 South First Avenue, Building 110-LL
Maywood, Illinois 60153
(708) 327-EMSC (3672)

www.luhs.org/emsc

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