Utah’s Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program aims to promote an integrated EMS and Trauma Response system to reduce the morbidity and mortality of the pediatric population (ages 0-14, inclusive) in Utah and the surrounding intermountain region by working in partnership with Primary Children’s Hospital to:
- Promote and support injury prevention
- Deliver culturally competent training
- Conduct performance improvement activities for communities and health care providers.
- December 2016: Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies
- November 2016: Hypothermia
- October 2016: Bullying
- September 2016: Blast Injury
- August 2016: Kids in Hot Cars/Hyperthermia
- July 2016: Family Centered Care
- June 2016: Car Surfing and Long Boarding
- May 2016: Water and Ballpark Safety
- April 2016: Cardiogenic Shock
- March 2016: Human Trafficking
- February 2016: The EMSC Program
- January 2016: Child Maltreatment
Children’s Health Information Red Pack (CHIRP)
The CHIRP program is a free service provided the Utah Emergency Medical Services for Children program within the Utah Department of Health. The goal is to ensure that up-to-date information is easily available for emergency medical services providers if you have to call 9-1-1 to assist your child with special health care needs. Please use the link below to create or retrieve a CHIRP sheet for your child.
For Parents and Communities
For EMS Training and School/Educators
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Contact Jolene Whitney (firstname.lastname@example.org; 801-273-6665) or Tia Dickson (email@example.com; 801-273-6674) with questions or concerns regarding the content of these pages or Utah’s EMSC program.