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PEPP – Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals is a curriculum developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for all level of EMS Providers. PEPP focuses on the typical pediatric 911 calls – sick and injured infants, children and teens. Information is presented through slides, videos and scenarios based assessment and treatment skill stations. Designed to complement PALS – the two can now be offered together with an extended schedule. A national website has been developed to keep students, coordinators and medical directors informed about PEPP courses, updates and frequently asked questions.

Maryland Enhanced PEPP

The Maryland EMSC program has developed enhanced modules and resource that provide faculty and students with all of the components of the PEPP Curriculum imbedded with Maryland specific protocols and additional pediatric equipment. Maryland Enhanced PEPP Courses have both pediatric medical director on site and experienced pediatric faculty from the major children’s hospitals in the region.

Maryland Enhanced PEPP-4 Resources

Maryland EMSC has sample agendas for the hybrid course, evaluation forms, and skill station handouts. AAP approved PEPP course coordinators may e-mail pepp@miemss.org to request these forms.


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