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Meeting • April 26, 2024 Pediatric Readiness: Critical Steps to Pediatric Disaster Preparedness

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Date April 26 10:00 am 11:00 am
Location Webinar

Hosted by the Regional Disaster Health Response System (RDHRS Region I), Mass General Hospital Center for Disaster Medicine, and Region I Emerging Special Pathogens Treatment Center (RESPTC), this webinar will feature several experts discussing critical steps towards pediatric disaster preparedness.

Webinar objectives:

  • Review the intersection of pediatric readiness and healthcare disaster planning that require special focus for pediatric patients, including triage, special health care needs, guardianship, and family reunification.
  • Discuss how improving everyday pediatric emergency care capabilities in the ED can improve readiness for pediatric response to large-scale incidents.
  • Identify quality resources available to healthcare organizations that can help improve pediatric emergency care capabilities, including resources developed through the Pediatric Readiness Project.

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