POLICY & PUBLICATIONS
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Related AAP Policy
- Managing Asthma in Schools What Have We Learned?
The CDC and the National, Heart, Lung and Blood Institute developed a cutting-edge publication, that provides updated information on developing, implementing, and evaluating school-based asthma programs. This special issue of the Journal of School Health features more than 25 research articles, brief reports, and case studies that cover a range of activities, such as asthma education programs for students and staff members, asthma-related health services, and policy changes. It includes an up-to-date list of resources for school-based asthma programs.
- Emergency Guidelines for Schools (EGS)
The Ohio Department of Health, School and Adolescent Health in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS), Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program, and the Emergency Care Committee of the Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have released the third edition of the Emergency Guidelines for Schools (EGS). The initial EGS were field tested in seven school districts throughout Ohio in 1997 and revised based on school feedback.To find out if your state has its own guidelines, please contact your state Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program or state Department of Health.
- Bereavement Guidelines
Developed by the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement these guidelines are designed to help school staff, administrators and crisis team members respond to student needs after a loss impacting the school environment.