Course Timeline
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​Course Timeline

Before the Course

  • Review the PedFACTs participant manual and instructor manual as needed. Make sure that you are prepared to present content as described in the course materials.

  • Identify appropriate individuals to serve as instructor(s), if needed.

  • Select the course dates.

  • Schedule your PedFACTs course at​

  • Reserve the location for the course. Check the lighting, power supply, audio visual capabilities, and any potential noise problems.

  • Develop a budget for the course and set any registration fee as needed.

  • Develop a plan for promoting the course (if appropriate).

  • Order manuals and other required materials from one of the following sources:

    • ​American Academy of Pediatrics: 866-843-2271

    • ​Public Safety Group, a division of Jones & Bartlett Learning: 800-832-0034 X8197;

    • ​National Association of School Nurses: 1-866-627-6767;​

  • Order/prepare/check any needed course equipment and supplies.

  • Reserve the audiovisual equipment (eg, DVD player, computer with CD-ROM drive and DVD drive, projector, screen)

  • Make photocopies.

Day of the Course

  • Set up the registration area.

  • Make sure the room set-up is appropriate for the course.

  • Set up the audiovisual equipment and make sure it works.

  • Set-up skills stations.

  • Conduct the course.

  • Remind students to go online and complete the course evaluation form.

After the Course

  • Submit the completed course roster to the AAP here​.

  • Provide feedback. The PedFACTs Steering Committee would like to hear your feedback about the PedFACTs course and any questions you have about the materials. Please send an e-mail to The committee will be happy to address your questions or concerns.

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