Quick Clip: What's different about pediatric assessment?

Our co-hosts examine if EMS providers are completing enough education, training and continuing education courses on pediatric care


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In this week's Quick Clip, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson comment on how EMS providers are dealing with pediatric calls and assessment. Chris argues that providers aren't completing enough education, training and continuing education courses on pediatric care. He begs the question: if we know pediatric assessment is a weakness in our career field, why aren't providers doing more to learn how to deal with this population?

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Inside EMS, a podcast series that features hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson, brings expert perspective to hot topics, clinical issues, operational and leadership lessons to EMS personnel and leaders to be safe and successful.

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