Pediatric Resources

Welcome to the Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services pediatric resources page! This is the place for information for EMS agencies and hospitals to enable providers to give the best possible care for children. Click on the Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator Resources tab (left) to access support materials for EMS services and hospitals on topics such as skills, equipment, protocols, CEUs, exercises, COVID-19 information and assistance, and more. 


Coming Soon--Pediatric Data

Data reports are currently being compiled using statewide EMS surveys, EMS and trauma data registries, and pediatric readiness surveys of EMS agencies and hospitals. This information and more will be found under the Pediatric Data tab on this page. Watch for this page launch in Summer 2022. 



Contact Vicki Petersen

EMS for Children Coordinator

Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services

Iowa Department of Public Health


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