Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinators or "PECC" can be either physicians or nurses and are focused on ensuring children can be effectively cared for in the emergency department. PECCs typically focus on pediatric quality improvement, patient safety and continuing education. Nationwide research demonstrates that these individuals are critical in ensuring that emergency departments are prepared to care for children. This newsletter is designed to help support hospitals in development of the PECC role and to provide support to individuals in this position.
Building a network of PECCs allows for more robust improvement in care capabilities across the state and will provide essential resources for individuals serving in this role. Indiana EMSC would like to invite you to become a part of this community. You can define your involvement. For some of you this may be limited to receiving this newsletter, for others this may mean helping to lay the groundwork for the community by sharing ideas or challenges. This newsletter will serve as a forum for sharing. Here is a
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