How Providers Make a Difference
Healthcare providers are experts in treating illness and saving lives. After attending to the basics of physical health (A-B-C: Airway, Breathing, Circulation), you can promote psychosocial recovery by paying attention to the D-E-F (Distress, Emotional Support, Family).

 

 

What is Trauma-Informed Pediatric Care?

Trauma-informed pediatric care means incorporating an awareness of the impact of traumatic stress on ill or injured children and families as a part of treating the medical aspects of the trauma.

Last Updated (Thursday March 21, 2013)

 

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A Walk in My Patients' Shoes

Working as a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional, empathizing with and attending to the fears and worries of parents occurs every day.

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Paramedics, EMTs, and other pre-hospital providers - Your opinion is needed!

Paramedics, EMTs, and other pre-hospital providers - we need your opinions! Please consider participating in an international survey of pre-hospital providers. 

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Responding to Trauma: Intervening Early with Children and Families

Sign up now for an upcoming webinar: Responding to Trauma: Intervening Early with Children and Families.Thursday, September 18, 2014 @ 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. CDT with Steven Marans, MSW, PhD.

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Does Age Factor into Trauma Responses?

Much of the way children respond to traumatic events depends on their personality, their cultural background and their age and development. 

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Give Us Your Opinion

How many of your pediatric patients have a difficult time coping with their illness or injury?

very few - 21.7%
some - 43.5%
nearly all - 34.8%

Total votes: 23
The voting for this poll has ended on: July 28, 2014