Paramedic Clinical Education
Coordinated by Trauma Services and the Pediatric Emergency Services Network
The Pediatric Trauma Service of Children´s Medical Center Dallas is committed to:
- Providing a multidisciplinary team approach to deliver quality care to injured children and their families
- Educating the next generation of trauma care providers
- Expanding and improving our ability to care for injured children through rigorous scientific research
The Trauma Services department and Pediatric Emergency Services Network are proud to offer pediatric ER and ICU clinical rotations to paramedic students. Students can gain valuable clinical experience helping care for acutely ill and injured children at the only Level One designated Pediatric Trauma Center in North Texas.
Shifts are available 7 am – 3 pm and 3 pm – 11 pm in our ER, and from 7 am – 3 pm in our Trauma ICU, seven days a week. Once students are cleared through Student Services and Occupational Health, shifts can be signed up for via the Fisdap website at www.fisdap.net, or by contacting Darren Gatewood at email@example.com or at 214-456-7646.
We currently have active contracts with the following schools:
- Collin College
- El Centro
- Emergency Medical Training Services
- Navarro College
Schools not currently contracted with Children’s Health for EMS education can contact Darren Gatewood, Trauma Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 214-456-7646; or Lori Vinson, Senior Director of Trauma Services, at email@example.com or at 214-456-2291.