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Optimal Resources for Children's Surgical Care v.1

Optimal Resources for Children's Surgical CareThe Optimal Resources for Children's Surgical Care standards document details the principles regarding resource standards, quality improvement and safety processes, data collection, and a verification process. The program evaluates three levels of care, aligned to the standards and expected scope of practice at the pediatric hospital. An interactive PDF is available for download.

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Additional Resources

Criteria Quick Reference Guide Level I, II, III

Criteria Quick Reference Guide Specialty Hospital Musculoskeletal

Criteria Quick Reference Guide Specialty Hospital Oncology

Frequently Asked Questions

CME Requirements Update July 2018


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Questions regarding the standards presented in Optimal Resources for Children’s Surgical Care should be submitted to childrenssurgery@facs.org.