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Whole Community Pediatric Disaster Training
Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness Mgt 439 (TEEX):

NEW (FEMA) Community Preparedness: Integrating the Needs of Children Workshop:

COVID Vaccine and Vaccination for Children
AAP: Covid Vaccine in Children

CDC: Intramuscular Injection (video): Supplies Preparation (Children Birth to 18 years)

CDC: Intramuscular Injection Sites (video): (Infant to Adult)

CDC eLearn Course: Immunization: You Call the Shots-Module Eighteen- Vaccine Administration (e-Learn) 2021

CDC: Vaccine Administration Module (interactive):

Parkland Health (video): Preparing your child for vaccination

COVID Clinical and Surge Guidance
CDC COVID-19 Caring for Children

Real-Time COVID Learning Network (Pediatrics):

EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center: COVID Resources:

Pediatric Overflow Planning Contingency Response Network: Covid Lessons Learned

Pediatric COVID webinars and collaboratives

Paediatric International Patient Safety and Quality Community (PIPSQC)

Don't Forget the Bubbles: Managing a Busy Emergency Department
The Respiratory Surge - how to manage a busy ED

Pediatric Surge Technical Assistance Resource (ASPR-TRACIE)

Children's Hospital Association Coordinating Hospital Care for Children to Increase Capacity for Surge

Children's Colorado Clinical Pathways

UpToDate COVID-19 Management in Children:

AAP Interim Guidance:

Yale New Haven Children's Clinical Pathways

Children's of Philadelphia Clinical Pathways:

Royal College of Pediatrics National Guidance for Children During Covid:

Red Book 2019 Novel Coronavirus:

Pediatric Overflow Planning Contingency Network MISC protocol:

Pediatric Legal Issues & Crisis Standards of Care
Western Regional Alliance for Pediatric Emergency Management (WRAPEM) Legal Resource Guide (DRAFT July 2021):

ASPR TRACIE Technical Assistance Pediatric Crisis Standards of Care (2021)

Pediatric Surge Crisis Standards of Care (module) Minnesota

Patient Care Scarce Resource Strategies (Minnesota)

Crisis Standards of Care - Pediatrics (Nebraska)

Scare Resource Management & Crisis Standards of Care Adult and Pediatrics (Washington Dept of Health)

Arizona Crisis Standards of Care Plan 2020 (Includes Pediatrics):
Arizona COVID-19 Addendum: Allocation of Scarce Resources in Acute Care Facilities:

Pediatric Disaster Mental Health and Resiliency
Sound the Alarm for Kids Mental Health Resources

Special Focus: Suicide and Mental Health Emergencies Before, During, and Beyond COVID-19 (WRAP-EM/ASPR)

ASPR TRACIE: Pediatric Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Speaker Series (July 2021)

Child Life Disaster Relief --

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement --

National Child Traumatic Stress Network --

Listen, protect, connect (LPC) Psychological First Aid System --

Child Mind Institute

Pediatric Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness: A Resource for pediatricians.

Emergency Planning and Juvenile Justice
Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities (2011)

A Toolkit for Juvenile Justice Agencies to Help People Heal During and After Natural Disasters (Child Trends)

Families of Children and Youth with Disabilities and Medical Needs
CDC Children with Special Healthcare Needs

HHS Public Health Emergency: Hurricane Response-Resources for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Complex Child (a monthly online magazine for families)

The Center for Children with Special Needs

Autism Speaks Disaster Resources

Children with Cerebral Palsy Disaster Guidance (Seattle Children’s)

Emergency Preparedness for Families of Children with Special Needs (Virginia)

Disaster Survival Resources Simplifying Survival: Disaster Preparedness Special Needs

School Disaster and Pandemic Readiness
National Association of School Nurses (COVID)

Education and Childcare Guidance (NACCHO)

Emergency Planning School Safety:

How Schools Can Prepare (Red Cross):

Sample School Emergency Plan (FEMA):

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Center:

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools COVID:

School House Connection:

Child Care Disaster Resources
NEW: FEMA EMI Course IS-36.A: Preparedness for Child Care Providers:

Child Care Aware of America:

The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC):

Childcare Disaster Preparedness (UCSF):

Institute for Childhood Preparedness:

Pediatric Disaster Care Centers of Excellence
Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric Consortium for Disaster Response (EGLPCDR)

Western Regional Alliance for Pediatric Emergency Management WRAP-EM

Pediatric Surge Planning & Annex Resources
Pediatric Hazard Vulnerability Analysis Tool (EGLPCDR/EIIC)

Pediatric Annex for Hospital Emergency Operations Plan (Oregon)

Illinois State Pediatric and Neonatal Surge Annex

Alameda County California Pediatric Surge Plan Template

Los Angeles County

NYC Pediatric Disaster Healthcare Coalition Toolkits

Pediatric and Neonatal Surge Annex (ESF8 Illinois):

Rady Children's Surge Planning Train the Trainer

California Department of Public Health Pediatric Surge

ASPR TRACIE Pediatric Surge Annex Webinar

WNY Pediatric Surge Work Group (ppt)

Pediatric (Non-PICU) Hospital Surge Plan Guidelines (New York):

Pediatric Data Sources for Emergency Planning
Child Development Data and Statistics (CDC)

COVID-19 Data: North American PICUs

Pediatric COVID Tracking Data

COVKID Project:

KidsCount National Data (Anne Casey Foundation)

KidsData (California)

Prehospital Readiness and Surge
Prehospital Pediatric Readiness Toolkit and Checklist (EIIC)

Prehospital Pediatric Care Course (New York) Simulation Scenarios

Pediatric Readiness in Emergency Medical Services Systems (AAP)

YouTube HandTevy Videos

ReelDx Public Cases Learning Videos

Disaster Planning for OB/GYN & NICU
Stanford OB Disaster Planning Toolkit:

American College of OB/GYN (ACOG) Hospital Disaster Preparedness for Maternity Care COVID-19 Obstetric Preparedness

Neonatal Disaster Preparedness

CDC Disaster Safety for Expecting and New Parents

Loma Linda Pediatric Neonatal Disaster Reference Guide

Pediatric Disaster Reunification Resources
Children Separated by Disaster: Reunification Challenges and Resources Webinar

Family Reunification Following Disasters Toolkit (AAP):

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Red Cross Safe and Well

I Love U Guys Foundation Standard Reunification Method for Schools

FBI: Lessons Learned in Reunification of Children During Active Shooter Events From In the Aftermath via

Lurie Children’s Unaccompanied Minor Reunification Checklist

Post-Disaster Reunification of Children: A Nationwide Approach

Pediatric Disaster & Emergency Triage Systems
JumpSTART Pediatric Triage Algorithm

SALT (Sort, Assess, Lifesaving Interventions, Treatment/Transport)

Pediatric Early Warning Score (Children's Minnesota) Pre-learning Information

Detecting Pediatric Patient Deterioration Using PEWS (MD Anderson)

TRAIN: Triage by Resource Allocation for INpatients: Matching medical transport to patient need

Emergency Severity Index 2020 Handbook (includes pediatric)

PsySTART: Psychological Simple Treatment and Rapid Triage

Pediatric SOFA Score

Pediatric Surge/Emergency Care Equipment & Supply Chain
Pediatric Critical Supply Chain Guidance (EGLPCDR & EIIC):

List of priority medical devices in the context of COVID-19 (WHO):

Resources Recommended for the Care of Pediatric Patients in Hospitals (AAP):

Pediatric Equipment Toolkit (EIIC):

Pediatric Equipment (EMSC Massachusettes)

Pediatric CBRNE Resources
Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM):
Infants and Children-
Pregnant Women and Fetus -

National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center (NETEC)

Pediatric Medical Countermeasures Resources for Public Health Preparedness (FDA)

Healthcare Coalition Radiation Surge Annex Template (ASPR)

Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM)

Pediatric and Adult Burn Operations
Western Region Burn Disaster Consortium: Mass Casualty Operations Plan

Healthcare Coalition Burn Surge Annex (ASPR)

Pediatric Response Burn Surge Resources (Minnesota)

Minnesota Burn Surge Plans and Education

Pediatric Burn Surge Bridging Readiness Gaps (ppt)

Burn Awareness and Prevention Education and Materials (Shriners)

Burn Awareness for Families (NFPA)

Preventing Burn Injuries (Children's National)

Pediatric Emergency Care Training
Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK)

The Paediatric International Patient Safety And Quality Community (PIPSQC)


OpenWHO Training


Pediatric Critical Care Society PICU Procedure Training

Don't Forget the Bubbles Learning
Getting Started:

National and State Emergency Medical Services for Children Initiatives
EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center

EMSC Toolkits

National Pediatric Readiness Project

Pediatric Readiness Quality Collaborative

Children's Emergency Care Alliance (EMSC Tennesee) Hospital and EMS Resources

Pediatric Disaster Preparedness

National Emergency Medical Services for Children Data Analysis Resource Center (NEDARC)

Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network

Children and Disasters Research, Reports and Toolkits
2020 National Academies From Hurricane Katrina to Paradise Wildfires, Exploring Themes in Disaster Human Services: Workshop 1 - Children and Youth in Disasters

2020 Department of Homeland Security "Enhancing School Safety Using a Threat Assessment Model: An Operational Guide For Preventing Targeted School Violence:

2019 Natural Hazards Center Children and Disaster Special Collection:

National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters (NACCD):

Resilient Children Resilient Communities Toolbox

Institute of Medicine Preparedness, Response & Recovery Considerations for Children and Families

2010 National Commission on Children and Disasters:

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Disaster Resources
Children's & Disasters Council Building Resilience

Disasters and Your Children:

Federal Disaster Resources for Children and Families
ASPR TRACIE Pediatric Technical Resource

CDC Caring for Children

FEMA Ready Kids:

NHTSA Hospital Discharge Recommendation for Safe Transport of Children

Health and Human Services/ASPR Webinar Pediatric Issues in Disasters

American Red Cross Pediatric Disaster Resources
Make a Plan

Pillow Case Project

Child Safety-Before During & After A Disaster

School Disaster Preparedness

Save the Children Disaster Resources
Family Emergency Preparedness Get Ready. Get Safe kits and Lesson Books

National Report 10 years after Katrina