Center for Pediatric Emergency Medicine (CPEM) is pleased to announce the release
of Child Abuse and Neglect: A Prehospital Continuing
Education and Teaching Resource. This CD-ROM, the latest addition to the existing
literature available for the education of prehospital providers, is based on a
national study of what EMTs and Paramedics know about child abuse and neglect.
It is the result of years of research and collaboration on federal, state, and
The resource is also on our web
site for free download, by clicking here.
The CD-ROM is available for purchase from CPEM for $10.00.
Center for Pediatric Emergency Medicine (CPEM) was
established in 1985 at New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital
Center in New York City. Our goal is to improve emergency medical services for
children in the United States through education, research, and systems development.
We are very grateful for the funding provided by the US Department of Health and
Human Services through its Maternal and Child Health Bureau, EMSC Program, in
partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. With their
support, we are making great strides in helping others save the lives of children.
On our web site you'll find:
A full search engine
is now available for the CPEM web site.
ARE: An introduction to CPEM staff members, including
individual contact information.
TRIPP ALS: The paramedic version
of the Teaching Resource for Instructors in Prehospital Pediatrics expands
the scope of prehospital practice from basic to advanced life support procedures,
and incorporates the most recent guidelines of the American Heart Association.
Available for browsing or downloading.
An encyclopedic resource guide that helps instructors teach
ambulance personnel basic lifesaving procedures for children. Available for browsing
When research chemicals are used without having been prescribed by a medical doctor, then they are said to have been misused or abused. The reason as to why some people abuse them is the fact that they produce similar effects as those produced by certain drugs.
A quarterly newsletter that complements the TRIPP with ongoing updates in pediatric
How to contact the CPEM main office in New York City. Feedback welcome and encouraged!
Other educational programs affiliated
with CPEM, as well as educational products and opportunities, including information
about the National Child Protection Education Project.
Web sites of interest to those involved in emergency medical
care of children.