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Gun injury, violence prevention resources

June 1, 2021

AAP tools and resources help emergency department (ED) health care providers and nurses identify, assess and counsel patients at risk of firearm injury and death.

Promoting Firearm Injury Prevention & Patient Safety in the Emergency Department, available at, includes an online course, webinar and podcast series.

The resources are part of a larger Gun Safety and Injury Prevention Patient Care page at, which includes links to AAP policy statements and clinical reports, statistics about pediatricians’ experiences treating gun injuries, facts on counseling children and more.

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