SPS Committees

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Education Committee

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, Programming and Educational Outreach.             Learn more

Membership 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 Membership Support (Institutional and Individual), Communications, and Outreach.
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Nursing and Allied Health Committee

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.               Learn more

Quality and Safety Committee

The committee will work to develop practical definitions and metrics for pediatric procedural sedation quality and safety and will oversee the development of standards and/or guidelines relating to its delivery. The Committee will also provide timely review of standards/guidelines published by other professional organizations and regulatory agencies to the Board.  Learn more

Research Committee

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.            Learn more