Special Populations Committee

The GCRAC Special Populations Committee is focused on the standards of care and treatment protocols for special populations such as pediatrics, geriatrics, bariatrics, psychiatric and obstetrics.  With review of the specific needs of these populations, the committee makes recommendations for care in the region based upon national, state-wide and local standards.  The committee also assists with the development  educational offerings, injury prevention programs and performance improvement projects related to these populations.

Pediatric Resources:

American Academy of Pediatricshttp://www.aap.org/

PEPP: http://www.peppsite.com/

EMSChttp://bolivia.hrsa.gov/emsc/

Pediatric Inter Facility Transfer Resource (from ENA, EMSC, STN): pediatric-inter-facility-transfer-toolkit

Geriatric Resources:

American Geriatrics Society: http://www.americangeriatrics.org/

ACS TQIP Geriatric Trauma Management Guidelines: geriatric_guide_tqip_20130109

Mental Health Resources:

Mental Health Texas: https://mentalhealthtx.org/

DSHS “How to Get Help”:#mce_temp_url#

Texas Mental Health Rules and Statutes: #mce_temp_url#

Gulf Bend Center: http://www.gulfbend.org/

Gulf Bend Center Consolidated Local Service Plan: gulf_bend_center_form_o_clsp__021516_final