For more than 40 years, we have been providing pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) and their fellow pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) with the clinical practice resources they need to guide their daily practice and educate patient families. Check out the below resources on a variety of pediatric-related health topics.
Become familiar with signs of trafficking and get resources to help child victims of human trafficking.
Together with Families Fighting Flu and Healthy Women, we have developed a provider toolkit (Spanish version) to help you educate patients and families about the flu and the importance of getting an annual flu immunization starting at 6 months of age.
Flavors mask the harsh taste of tobacco, making it easier for kids to get hooked on nicotine. Learn how to identify the flavored products that are available at Flavors Hook Kids and help prevent your patients from being exposed to them.
We partnered with the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop the Nursing Infection Control Education (NICE) Network. Learn about free CE courses on infection control and other practice resources.
Read the facts about mental health and a links to a variety of the top mental health resources.
Lil Mixins: Resources for Healthcare Professionals - learn about early peanut introduction to help prevent peanut allergies.
FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
CFSAN wants to support people in avoiding foodborne illness or “food poisoning” caused by disease-causing bacteria or pathogens that contaminate food. Everyone is susceptible, but certain people, including young children, are more likely to get sick and the effects can be much more serious. The CFSAN Education Resource Library Online Catalog (toolkit) contains many downloadable and printable educational materials for consumers, educators, dietitians, and health professionals.
CDC's Learn the Signs. Act Early. has information for health care providers, including information on screening tools and free educational materials to give to patients.
Find a variety of resources from the CDC about antibiotic safety and resources to help prevent antibiotic resistance.
Real Facts. Real Fast.TM is a NAPNAP developed microsite featuring several handouts to encourage safe dosing and usage of over-the-counter (OTC) medicine. It provides expert advice to providers, teens and parents and was made possible through the generous support of McNeil Consumer Healthcare.
Developed in partnership with American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), Safety Matters: Pediatric Medication Safety Education Toolkit includes educational material created to support education of parents and caregivers on medication safety.
The Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has posted a new webpage designed specifically for health professionals. The goal of this webpage is to provide in one place up-to-date and evidence-based information to help health professionals discuss dietary supplements with their patients, clients, colleagues, and students. Check it out: https://ods.od.nih.gov/healthprofessional
Safe to Sleep® Campaign Materials
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's Safe to Sleep® campaign offers a variety of materials to help share safe infant sleep messages with different audiences. Many of these items are available for download and order below. You can also view a list of all NICHD publications related to SIDS and Safe to Sleep®.
For items that you can use to promote the Safe to Sleep® campaign or your outreach, check out their E-Toolkit.
The ABC's of Infant Safe Sleep Videos
Learn about infant safe sleep and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations for safe sleep practices to prevent infant suffocation and infant mortality. Babies should sleep Alone, on their Backs in a Crib for night time, nap time, every time. This video was developed in partnership with the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS), the Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS) and the Missouri Children's Trust Fund. Learn more at ctf4kids.org.
Office of Adolescent Health: Think Act Grow (TAG)
The TAG Playbook features the “Five Essentials for Healthy Adolescents,” a strengths-based framework that is grounded in research, and offers specific action steps that youth-serving professionals, family members and youth themselves can take to promote adolescent health
TAG in Action successful strategies - highlights successful strategies that incorporate the core principles of TAG
Game Plan for Engaging Youth – identifies strategies for engaging adolescents in promoting their health and healthy development
The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health
Got Transition aims to improve transition from pediatric to adult health care through the use of new and innovative strategies for health professionals and youth and families.
Find a variety of resources from the CDC and other organizations about immunizations.
Help your patients plan strategies in advance rather than waiting to get supplies and information together until they are faced with an imminent danger. Visit our Be Prepared resources.
The second edition of the Interprofessional Oral Health Faculty Toolkit, developed by the Oral Health Nursing Education and Practice (OHNEP) program, is an innovative web-based open source product intended to facilitate integration of oral-systemic health content and clinical competencies into nurse practitioner (NP) and midwifery (MW) curricula.
Learn about the latest updates and need to know information about Zika virus from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
For patient education materials and information, visit our For Families channel which includes a patient friendly pediatric health conditions library.