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Pre-Hospital Pediatric
Emergency Care Coordinator

WHAT IS A PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE COORDINATOR?
  • A Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator (PECC) is an individual or individuals who are responsible for coordinating pediatric-specific activities. A designated individual who coordinates pediatric emergency care need not be dedicated solely to this role; it can be an individual already in place who assumes this role as part of their existing duties. The individual may be a member of your agency, or work at a county or region level and serve more than one agency.

WHETHER YOUR AGENCY IS RURAL, URBAN, VOLUNTEER, OR PAID, VARIOUS STAFFING MODELS CAN FIT ANY AGENCIES NEEDS.
  • Individual within the agency dedicated solely to the PECC role

  • Multiple individuals within the agency sharing the PECC role

  • Individual within the agency with the PECC role as an additional duty

  • Program Agency serving a region as the PECC

  • Other individual serving multiple agencies or a region as the PECC

THE PRE-HOSPITAL PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE COORDINATOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR:
  • Being a resource for education on pediatric medications, equipment, and supplies

  • Promoting and sharing pediatric continuing-education opportunities

  • Encouraging pediatric simulations/hands-on pediatric skills assessments

  • Encouraging fellow providers follow pediatric clinical practice guidelines

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