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The Pediatric Readiness Program (PRP) is a not-for-profit, collaborative effort to promote enhanced pediatric emergency care through quality improvement work, education and knowledge sharing among emergency departments who care for kids across the state of Oregon and Southwest Washington. The interdisciplinary program team is motivated by a passion for providing high-quality care to sick children where they are cared for and by the spirit of continuous improvement wherever we practice.
We are physicians, nurses, educators and public health professionals interested in facilitating meaningful collaboration with participating hospitals to improve everyday pediatric readiness. From 2018-20 we worked with one Southwest Washington and sixteen Oregon hospitals on a national Pediatric Readiness Quality Collaborative. With the conclusion of the national project we created the PRP and invited all Oregon and Southwest Washington hospitals to participate at the level that best meets their individual needs.
The PRP offers opportunities for participating hospitals to collaborate through:
We do not have a hidden agenda. We are not attempting to promote any organization or brand or to influence referral patterns. We are a small group of individuals who are deeply invested in working with you to ensure that kids in Oregon and Southwest Washington get the highest quality medical care possible.
Rachel Ford, MPH EMSC Program Manager 971-673-0564
August 17, 2023 1200-130010 Common Abuse Presentations in the Emergency DepartmentREGISTER HEREPresenter: Heather McKeag Swan, MD, FAAPDescription: Participants will be able to identify cases presenting to the emergency department with concerns for abuse. Participants will feel more comfortable in the evaluation of specific abuse related concerns in the emergency department setting.
After registering, you should receive a confirmation email.CME available up to 3 months after session
CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Legacy Health and Oregon Emergency Medical Services for Children. Legacy Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CE accreditation: CE credit (1.0 hours) has been provided by Legacy Health Patient Care and approved by the California State Board of Nursing, provider number CEP 8749.
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