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  • Home Safety Tool Icon

    Child Ready Home
    Safety Tool App

    The interactive App promotes
    Childhood Injury Prevention
    in the home.

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    Where is it Available?

    The App can be found for Android devices in the Google Play Store. Now Available for Apple devices in the App Store. Search Child Ready Home Safety Tool.

    A web version is also available online by choosing Prevention Activities from the top menu or click here

    App Floorplan page

    Home Safety Tool Description

    Children losing their life to a preventable injury is a global epidemic. Even more children are treated in emergency departments each year for a multitude of preventable injuries. This interactive and visually engaging tool is designed to educate parents, families and caregivers by taking them through a home, room by room and in the front and backyard, to discover safety tips to prevent common childhood injuries at home.

    TOOL FEATURES
        1) Easy to use and navigate
        2) View each potential hazard in rich 3D graphics
        3) Each area or room is clearly organized by a designated color

    Visit on Google Play Visit in App Store
  • Dr Jeffrey Bullard-Berent

    New CR Telehealth
    Medical Director

    A Warm Welcome to
    Dr. Jeffrey Bullard-Berent.

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    Dr Jeffrey Bullard-Berent

    New Telehealth Medical Director,
    Dr. Jeffrey Bullard-Berent

    Dr. Jeffrey Bullard-Berent joined our telehealth program early in September. He will be responsible for reinforcement in our current telehealth sites and expansion into future sites.

    Dr. Robert Sapién, who will continue to be part of the program, said, "We are privileged to have Dr. Bullard-Berent bring expertise and excellence to our telehealth program. He will be a tremendous asset in leading this program forward."

    We are excited to have Dr. Bullard-Berent join our team and look forward to his leadership in expanding our capacity in pediatric emergency telehealth.

  • CR Telehealth

    New Telehealth Site

    Guadalupe County Hospital in
    Santa Rosa, New Mexico is
    the 7th site in the program.

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    Santa Rosa Guadalupe County Hospital

    New Telehealth Site

    Our telehealth team traveled to Guadalupe County Hospital in Santa Rosa in early September. We set up a telehealth cart, trained staff how to connect to a provider, and took a tour of the entire facility. We are excited to be working with such an enthusiastic hospital staff and their community. GCH is our seventh site in this program.

    Our telehealth program not only connects rural and tribal providers to UNMH specialists, but also encourages nurse-to-nurse telehealth calls. Our nurse educator is available to do telehealth talks with nurses who are partners in our telehealth program. For every hour of in-service, nurses earn one CEU. If you would like to schedule a no-cost telehealth talk for nurses at your facility, contact
    Christie McAuley
    .

  • PFCC Module

    EMSC Online
    Education Collaborative

    New online educational
    opportunities for EMS CE

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    New Module, New Webinar

    The EMSC Online Education Collaborative is working with our national EMSC partners to produce relevant EMSC training for pre-hospital providers. This training is in addition to the 11 UNM EMSC Partnership modules. EMS CE is available.

    Video trailer is from Module 1: "Patient- and Family-Centered Care"

    EMSC Online Collaborative
  • Victim To Victor

    New Online Module

    "Victim to Victor | Youth Experiencing Interpersonal Violence"


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    Module Intoduction Clip

    Victim to Victor

    Interpersonal violence is a pattern of abusive behaviors that can include physical, sexual, verbal and/or emotional abuse. The focus of this module will be interpersonal violence in the form of bullying and sexual violence. The 4 R's of of recognition, response, referral and resources will focus on the victim in this behaviorial health emergency. CE: 2.0

    To view the module and obtain CE, click the button below:

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  • National PRP

    A national collaborative effort
    to assess EDs available resources for the care of children...

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    Overview

    The National Pediatric Readiness Project is a multi-phase quality improvement initiative to ensure that all U.S. emergency departments (ED) have the essential guidelines and resources in
    place to provide effective emergency care to children.

    The first phase of this
    project will be a national assessment of EDs' readiness to care for children.

    National PRP Purpose

    The primary purpose of this project is three-fold:

    (1) to establish a composite baseline of the nation's capacity to provide care to children in the ED,

    (2) to create a foundation for EDs to engage in an ongoing quality improvement process that includes implementing the Guidelines for the Care of Children in the Emergency Department

    (3) to establish a benchmark that measures an ED's improvement overtime.

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  • EMSC Online Training

    "Safe Transport of Children in EMS Vehicles"
    Safely securing pediatric patients in EMS transport...

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    Module Scenario Clip

    Mother and Newborn in EMS Transport.

    This scenario is one of three and is presented in the module "Safe Transport of Children in EMS Transport" The module also features a panel discussion of experts and content narration by Chad Kim, EMT-P. The content is divided into Part 1 and Part 2 approximately one hour each.

    To view the module and obtain CE,
    Click the button below:

    Visit EMSC Training Website
CR Radio Webinar Series

CHILD READY WEB TALK

NM Child Ready Initiative and the NM EMS for Children offers live webinars, quarterly, to discuss specific pediatric EMS topics. The topics chosen are provided by the EMS Regions and on-line participants.
Information Page         Archive Page

Next Scheduled Child Ready Web Talk:
“Warm Weather Poison Hazards.”
Presenter:
Jacqueline Kakos, MS, Health Educator for the NM Poison Control Center
June 20, 2017 at 7 PM Mountain Time
Register in advance for this webinar:
https://unmemed.zoom.us/webinar/register/7e1a0eb7d8ce1abc4ac87b605f06faf5
Check for link 2 weeks prior to webinar date.

 *FREE NM EMS Bureau CE for live event only. **NEW! Registration for CE available 24 hours after the webinar via email notice. The automated system will generate a certificate of completion upon submitting your registration information.   
 

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CME Available

EXCITING NEWS: UNM Department of Pediatrics is now offering CME for their weekly Pediatric Grand Rounds which is held every Thursday from Noon to 1:00 p.m. via webcast through the UNMH BATCAVE Rural Health Education Outreach Program. http://batcave.unm.edu/rheo.html  Participants can be from anywhere there is internet access. CME will be provided to all participants of the live webcast that view the presentation in its entirety and submit a session evaluation form.
Direct Registration Link:
 https://unmh.omnovia.com/


JUNE 2017 SCHEDULE:

THEME: Critical Care/Cardiology     

June 1, 2017 "Mission Excellence"
    Presenter:  Dan Smith, MD, Executive Medical Director, Healthcare Coach, Studer Group,LLC, Pensacola Florida
     Location: Domenici Auditorium

June 8, 2017 "Pathobiology and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertensive Vascular Disease Associated with CHD"
    Presenter: Jeffrey R. Fineman, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Investigator, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco
    Location: BBRP, 6th floor, Tully Conference Room

June 15, 2017 "I'll See You Tomorrow - Futuristic Pediatric Vignettes"
    Presenter: Arnold W Strauss, MD, Professor Pediatric in Cardiology, Associate Director, Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation
    Location: BBRP, 6th floor, Tully Conference Room

June 22, 2017 "Keeping It Home: Pediatric EP at UNM"
    Presenter: Frank Fish, MD, Pediatric Cardiology, University of New Mexico
    Location: BBRP, 1st floor, 1500 Pavilion Conference Room

June 29, 2017 "Erythropoietin to Repair Infant TBI: Exploiting Endogenous Mechanisms"
    Presenter: Lauren L. Jantzie, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurosciences, University of New Mexico
    Location: BBRP, 1st floor, 1500 Pavilion Conference Room

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Child-Ready Program is to reduce pediatric morbidity and mortality by partnering with communities, facilities, and health care providers to ensure that they have the resources and capabilities to provide effective, culturally-appropriate care for ill and injured children, and by developing prevention strategies with each community.


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