April 16th, 2019


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SD EMSC Advisory Board Minutes

DATE: 04/16/19                        
TIME: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
LOCATION: USD Room 333
Call in: 605-357-1466

ATTENDEES PRESENT:

Corolla Lauck    Marty Link    Jared Friedman    Diane Hall  Rebeca Baird

CONFERENCE LINE PARTICIPANTS:   
Jean McHale  Karla Nygren

FAN

Rachel Lamfers attending webinar for FAN/Social Media outreach

CONTINUED BUSINESS: 

  • EMSC Advisory Board Officers.
  • Dr. Friedman chaired the meeting
  • Nominations for: Chair Elect position not filled to date
  • Chair Elect, Corolla and Sandy will reach out for nominations prior next board meeting 
  • Advisory Committee Meetings written for review
  • The SD EMSC Advisory Committee will meet on the third Tuesday quarterly.
  • April 16
  • July 16
  • October 15
  • January 21, 2020
  • EMSC priorities will be integrated into existing EMS or hospital and healthcare facility statutes or regulations.
  • Collect and report EMSC performance measure data.

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Partnership Reports
  • SD EMSC- Corolla
  •  OHS Q2 progress reports complete
  • Sanford Poison education and resources
  • Pediatric Training Kits: equipment is in stock
  • SD HPP/HCC – Corolla will collaborate with to develop a statewide Pediatric Disaster Plan (HPP PM 22) Lynn DeYoung
  • Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator (PECC) ie; Performance Measure 02 HECC coalition moving forward to develop a template for Midwest region – Feb 4-6th.
  • PECC - EMS    Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator /Champion
  • Focus:  PM 02, 03 
  •                 Current: 30%  
  •                 Goal: 60 % by March 2020
  • ** EMS assessment/survey will be January –March 2020
  • June 1st,2019 will be the kick off date to reach out to EMS Directors to identify a PECC within their agency – all in agreement


  • Pediatric Scenario and Skills manual (PM 02,03)
  • Scenario book created –(200)
  • 25 pediatric cases with skills check offs
  • Safe Transport
  • Distribution :
  • EMS agencies who identify an PECC
  • District EMS Training Officers
  • Thank you to: Cindy Purring, Teresa Farnsworth, Debbie Kuhn, Katrina Altenhofen,  KS EMSC, and Pheasantland Industries for proofing the scenario/skills manual

  • Hospitals :  National Pediatric Readiness Assessment/Survey  June-August 2020

Hospital Pediatric Readiness 

                                Focus: PM 04 national pediatric equipment standards

                                Goal: National Pediatric Readiness: scores no less than 90% - SD 60  National 69

                                Goal: Recognize hospitals who are pediatric ready (PM 05, 06)

  • Increase scores for CAH’s statewide - NPR
  • How to best ensure success of the National Pediatric Readiness Project
  • Is there a manual? – requested information from HRSA
  • EIIC – looking for information  regarding the same
  • Inter-facility  agreements :  they exist – who/where are the agreements within the hospitals
  •  
  • EMS Voluntary Pediatric Readiness Recognition – see attached draft 
  • Introduction to Advisory Board:
  • Corolla will meet with Marty Link : May for his input, expertise and support
  • Focus:  PM 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, national equipment standards
  •               Goal: 5 EMS agencies to pilot the program
  • ** Dr. Friedman suggested inclusion:
  •                                                     _Air Services in addition to ground services
  •                                        _2 year recognition
  •                                        _Test pilot five(5) EMS services and re-evaluate the process related to
  •                                           our state
  •                                        _ Goal is to recognize agencies at the EMS Conference in October
  •  *** requesting proof readers 
  •  
  • EMS Week: May 19th – 25th    EMSC Day May 22nd
  • Certificate and letter of appreciation sent:          
  • EMS agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Emergency Managers
  • Promotion of Safety and Injury Prevention programs
  • Bicycle events to include:          
  • proper helmet fitting
  • safe cycling
  • Promotion of Occupant Restraints
  • It’s Not Fine ‘til They’re 4’9” – booster seats
  • Protected Not Ejected
  • EMS agencies received rear window adhesives
  • Promote Child reunification
  • Safety Central app :
  • User friendly app for children (photos, finger prints etc.)

                                    http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7925051-ncmec-emcor-safety-central-app/

   

  • ED MD:  Dr. Friedman
  •  RSV and flu season winding down
  • Trauma cases will be increasing

  • DOH – Trauma: Rebecca Baird
  • Trauma registry upgrades
  • Education: TOPIC course June 6th with 36 scholarship seat available for PI
  • State Trauma Council meeting: Dr. Timmerman is point lead
  • Regional Trauma Council meetings
  • Region 1 has been quite successful
  • Region 2, 3, &  4 are working to same goals
  • Annual Trauma Conference – September 10-11th in Rapid City

  • Disaster Preparedness: Sandy Frentz
  • Unable to attend due to obligations

  • Highway Safety Rep: Diane Hall
  • EMS Week and May mobilization in full motion. 
  • Bike Better Day camp – June 15th 10-4 p.m. – First Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls
  • ENA is supporting the event
  • Bike helmet funds are depleted
  • Re-evaluate the distribution of bicycle helmets per Dr. Friedman
  • Promote children to bring their bicycle helmets in for proper fitting during events and will be fitted for new helmets if there is a need
  • Additional helmets purchased with Local funds.
  • OHS grant(s) applications for FY 19-20 are due May 1st.
  • Grants have been submitted – CjL

  • Sanford Poison: Diane Hall
  • Coloring contest – 600 + entries
  • 20 winners will receive a $20 gift card
  • Sacred Heart School – Yankton – winner of the Pizza Party
  • EMS services (4) participated in Poison Prevention week
  • promoted the poison coloring contest and education
  • New Poison prevention pamphlets designed
  • Magnet wraps designed and ready for distribution
  • Events:
  • Sanford Family Health Fair
  • Focus on families and prevention

  • Project: Special Needs: Corolla
  • Start-up meeting successful with invested partners : see attached document

Mission Statement: “Enhancing positive outcomes by building a unified community of care for medically complex children.”

Vision Statement:

Improved quality of care for children.”

  • Dr. Friedman is familiar with projects similar
  • Release of medical information for HIPPA compliance
  • Meeting: April 26th, 2019 at 12:30 – 2:00pm USD – Room 333


  • FAN: Rachel Lamfers
  • Attending HRSA/EMSC webinar
  • Meeting Adjourned
  • NEXT MEETING: July 16, 2019