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Policy and Publications


COPEM Policy Statements

The AAP Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine has authored 32 current AAP approved policy statements specific to emergency care of children. Many are joint with other national organizations.

For an alphabetical listing, including notations on coauthoring stakeholders, click here.​

AAP Policy Collections

AAP Endorsed Emergency Medicine Statements

AAP Publications

Brief Resolved Unexplained Events- Formerly Apparent Life-Threatening Events and Evaluation of Lower-Risk Infants

Broselow Pediatric Emergency Tape

Challenging Cases Emergency Package

Emergency Information Form for Children with Special Needs

Family Readiness Kit: Preparing to Handle Disasters

Four Steps to Prepare Your Family for Disasters

Guidelines for Air and Ground Transport (4th edition)

International Standards of Care for Children in Emergency Departments 2012

When Your Child Needs Emergency Medical Services

Life Support Programs
• APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Course
• NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
• PEPP: Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals
• PedFACTs: Pediatric First Aid for Emergency Caregivers and Teachers

First Aid-Choking-CPR
The AAP's First Aid, Choking, CPR Chart has been updated to reflect new guidelines
from the American Heart Association. This quick guide helps caregivers respond rapidly and effectively in emergencies.It includes first aid guidance on one side and choking/CPR instructions on the other.
First aid topics include burns, scalds, fractures, sprains, head injuries, poisons, skin wounds and stings and bites. The two-sided, 11x17 wall chart is available in packs of 100. To order, or for more information, visit shopAAP.

PEMSoft: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Software

Childhood Emergencies in the Office, Hospital, and Community (retired 5/07)

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