Karen Rodgers, BSN, RN, PHN, MICN
Pediatric and SART Programs Coordinator
(562) 378-1659 Office
(562) 946-6701 Fax
Emergency Departments Approved for Pediatrics (EDAPs): This is a licensed basic emergency department that is approved by the County of Los Angeles to receive pediatric patients from the 9-1-1 system. These emergency departments provide care to pediatric patients by meeting specific requirements for professional staff, quality improvement, education, support services, equipment, supplies, medications and established policies, procedures, and protocols.
Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics
* EDAP Standards
* Designated: EDAPs, PMCs, PTCs
* Brochure Size 11×8.5 (Trifolded)
Pediatric Medical Center(PMC): This is a licensed acute care hospital that is approved by the County of Los Angeles Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency to receive critically ill pediatric patients from the 9-1-1 system. These centers adhere to the PMC Standards and provide referral centers for critically ill pediatric patients.
Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA)
EMS for Children
These guidelines are designed to provide EDs with the necessary resources for the care of children in emergency settings