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
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
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)