Pediatric Transport

Organization: Emergency Services Education

Created by: Shane Driver NRP, FP-C, CCEMTP


How would you "properly" transport a child, whose size/age requires a child restraint device, in the emergency vehicle?  What are the recommendations and guidelines?


ADPH/OEMST 0.5 hours All Levels 17.R1.0045, 18-R1-9100, 19-R1-9100, 20-R1-9100, 21-R1-9100, 22-R1-9100, 23-R1-9100

  • Explain how to appropriately secure a child safety restraint to a wheeled ambulance stretcher
  • Differentiate between the NHTSA recommendations for safe ambulance transport of children based on the condition of the child.
  • Discuss the on-going initiatives to increase the safety of children during ambulance transport
  • Discuss the limitations of the current recommendations.

Download Sample Pediatric Transport Sample.pdf ~ (673.48 kb)

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