TABLE 1

Selected Emergency-Preparedness Resources and Links

General resources
    AAP Council on School Healthwww.schoolhealth.org
    American Heart Association: School emergency-response plan“Response to Cardiac Arrest and Selected Life-Threatening Medical Emergencies: The Medical Emergency Response Plan for Schools,” www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3017969
    National Association of School Nurseswww.nasn.org
    American Heart Associationwww.americanheart.org
    Emergency Medical Services for Children National Resource Centerwww.childrensnational.org/emsc
    Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Networkwww.foodallergy.org
    National Asthma Education and Prevention Program, American Diabetes Association, American School Health Association, Epilepsy Foundation, Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, and National School Boards Association“Students With Chronic Illnesses: Guidance for Families, Schools and Students,” www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/lung/asthma/guidfam.htm
    Asthma: general informationLung diseases information, www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/lung/index.htm
“Is the Asthma Action Plan Working? A Tool for School Nurse Assessment,” www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/lung/asthma/asth_act_plan_frm.htm
Managing Asthma in the School Environment, www.epa.gov/iaq/schools
Schooled in Asthma, www.schoolhealth.org/asthma_materials.cfm
“Suggested Emergency Protocol for Students With Asthma Symptoms,” http://rover.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/lung/asthma/sch-emer-protocol.htm
“When Should Students With Asthma or Allergies Carry and Self-administer Emergency Medications at School?” http://rover.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/lung/asthma/emer_medi.htm
Disease-specific action plans
    Asthma action plansSchooled in Asthma, www.schoolhealth.org/content/Asthma%20Action%20Plan.pdf
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: quality tools, www.qualitytools.ahrq.gov/summary/summary.aspx?doc_id=6123
Asthma patient action plan, http://schoolasthmaallergy.com/html/toolkit/library/AsthmaActionPlan.pdf
    Diabetes action plans“My Diabetes Action Plan,” www.diabetes.com/pdfs/action_plan.pdf
Emergency action plan: diabetes health care, www.dhss.mo.gov/diabetes/DMEmergencyAction.pdf
Diabetes health care emergency action plan, www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/d_0q_5l0.htm
    Seizures emergency action planEpilepsy Foundation: school nurse training program, www.epilepsyfoundation.org/programs/schoolnurse/schoolnurse.cfm
    Allergy action planFood allergy action plan, www.foodallergy.org/actionplan.pdf
    Children with special health care needs emergency information formEmergency preparedness for children with special health care needs, www.pediatrics.org/cgi/content/full/104/4/e53
    National Association of School Nurses“Emergency Care Plans for Students With Special Health Care Needs,” www.nasn.org/Default.aspx?tabid=220
“Preparing for School Emergencies,” www.nasn.org/Default.aspx?tabid=238
    Pediatric first aid for caregivers and teachersPedFACTS Online, www.pedfactsonline.com; also available through the AAP Bookstore, www.aap.org/bst/showdetl.cfm?&DID=15&Product_ID=4107
    Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools: A Quick Reference Guidewww.aap.org/bst/showdetl.cfm?&DID=15&Product_ID=3934