Conference Planning Subcommittee
Sub Committee of the Education Committee, this committee is charged with assisting local hospital sponsors in the organization with planning, marketing and the final execution of the Society for Pediatric Sedation®’s Annual Conference on pediatric procedural sedation, targeting a national and international audience in multiple disciplines.
This committee will develop and provide outstanding information resources about pediatric sedation to Society members, to healthcare providers and the public. This Committee will organize regular meetings of the entire Society, promote other meetings related to pediatric sedation and work to organize and provide training for sedation providers. Subcommittees include Provider Course and Online CME.
Membership and Communications Committee
The Committee will focus on both Institutional and individual membership retention and growth and communication of Society activities to the membership. The committee shall present written/or oral progress reports of activities at all Board meetings. Ad hoc task forces may be organized as needed for ongoing work or short term project management. Subcommittees include Institutional Membership, Individual Membership, Communications and Outreach.
Nursing and Allied Health Committee
This Committee will provide advice to the Board and other Committees about the best practices involved in advancing the mission of the Society and the charge of the Committee as it pertains to the disciplines of nursing, advanced practice nursing and Child Life Services. The Committee shall present written/or oral progress reports of its activities at all Board meetings.
Online CME Sub Committee
Subcommittee of Membership and Communications Committee that oversees the online CME content for the Society.
Provider Course Sub Committee
Sub Committee of the Education Committee, the primary charge of the SPS Provider Course Committee is to maintain a high quality educational curriculum that provides sedation practitioners with the core knowledge, competencies and skills that promote safe and effective procedural sedation to children. Our secondary charge is to continue to improve and advance the course by implementing dissemination strategies, providing on-line education, broadening curriculum content and encouraging research efforts while maintaining financial viability.
Quality and Safety Committee
The committee will work to develop metrics for safety and quality in pediatric sedation care and recommend standards and/or guidelines relating to the delivery of pediatric sedation. These metrics should be developed in a collaborative, multi-specialty manner and should not be specific to individual specialties – but rather broadly applicable to all sedation providers. This committee will also maintain Society awareness about sedation standards/guidelines published by other organizations.
This Committee will work to promote excellence in pediatric sedation care by providing oversight and management of a database/repository of sedation care related data designed to promote clinical research in the field. The Committee will serve to provide the Society’s endorsement of research projects and publications. The Committee will provide oversight and management of the Pediatric Research Consortium Database to maintain quality standard comparisons and benchmarking to Institutional Members.