The Nursing and Allied Health Committee of the Society for Pediatric Sedation® (SPS) is a growing group, comprised of nurses, nurse practitioners and child life specialists. This group is dedicated to standardizing care for children and their families, sharing experiences and expertise, supporting those new to the provision of pediatric sedation and encouraging the clinical development and educational growth of all members.
The committee will function as a clearinghouse and provide opportunities for members to work with other SPS subcommittees as needed. At the annual conference, it will provide opportunities needed for involvement with subcommittees and recruit volunteers to sign up. The committee would meet annually at the conference to report on their work with these subcommittees. NAH committee chairperson(s) would be available as resources for the committee members.
Committee Directory and Work Space (member protected)
Child Life Subcommittee
This subcommittee will provide collaboration among Child Life Specialists and assist in meeting the educational needs of this group. Members will review guidelines for the role of CCLS in pediatric sedation and identify competencies.
Standards of Care and Competencies Subcommittee
This subcommittee will oversee the development and ongoing revision of standards of care and competencies, incorporating guidelines set by other professional organizations 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.