TABLE 2

Educational and Training Resources for Pediatricians

ResourceDescriptionLink
AAP
 Education and TrainingVarious education and training resources on disaster preparedness and response compiled by the AAPwww.aap.org/disasters/EducationAndTraining
 Feelings Need Checkups TooAAP toolkit for pediatricians who wish to help children with emotional distress related to disasterswww.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/Children-and-Disasters/Pages/Feelings-Need-Checkups-Too-Toolkit.aspx
 Pediatric Education in Disasters (PEDS)AAP course materials to train pediatric leaders in the management of international disaster relief, care, and rescue for childrenwww.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/Children-and-Disasters/Pages/Pediatric-Education-in-Disasters-Manual.aspx
AHRQ Public Health Emergency PreparednessAHRQ emergency preparedness tools and resourcesarchive.ahrq.gov/prep/
FEMA Independent Study Program (ISP)Free self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilitiestraining.fema.gov/IS/crslist.aspx
NCDMPH Knowledge and LearningNCDMPH online learning resourcesncdmph.usuhs.edu/KnowledgeLearning/KnowledgeLearning.htm
National Disaster Life Support Foundation Basic and Advanced Disaster Life Support CoursesAdvanced disaster life support coursewww.ndlsf.org/
NIH Disaster Information Management Research CenterNIH information resources and technology for disaster preparedness, response, and recoverysis.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc.html
NIH Disaster Information Management Research Center: Health Resources on Children in Disasters and EmergenciesCompendium of resources related to medical and public health issues of children in disasters and emergenciessis.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/children.html
Hospital Guidelines for Pediatric PreparednessProvides hospitals with useful, proactive strategies and tools for providing protection, treatment, and acute care for children during a disasterwww.nyc.gov/html/doh/downloads/pdf/bhpp/hepp-peds-childrenindisasters-010709.pdf
  • AHRQ, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; NCDMPH, National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health; NIH, National Institutes of Health.