EMS Tips

5 Tips for Engaging a Pediatric Patient's Parents

I was recently asked about my tips for engaging with a pediatric patient’s parents. The timing was perfect because I was coming up to a deadline for my monthly column.

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By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.